Volunteer Training and Development

Welcome to our Volunteer Training and Development pages. Here we have gathered together a range of resources that may be of interest to those active in their local communities or looking to get involved. You will also find some general information about personal & employability skills development opportunities. 

There is a mixture of online courses, training and webinars from national providers as well as information on what is on offer locally. Click on the menu tabs to find out more.

Volunteering and You

Volunteering and You is a new offer from Reading Voluntary Action for anyone who thinks they might be interested in volunteering but are not sure where to start.

Sessions will cover:

  • What is volunteering.
  • How volunteering can help you develop employability and life skills.
  • Volunteering for wellbeing.
  • How to find and secure a role
  • The volunteering experience, what you should expect and how to make the most of it.
  • Accessing further free training to help you get “Volunteering Ready.”

Click on the links below to find out more and sign up for a session which will be held at our office on, the 3rd floor of Reading Central Library.

1 August 2024  – Volunteering and You – Exploring Volunteering in Reading – August Session

10 September 2024 Volunteering and You – Exploring Volunteering in Reading – September Session

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