Welcome to Volunteer Cornwall

Volunteer Cornwall is a charity dedicated to developing active and engaged citizens through volunteering. Volunteer Cornwall lives by its 5 underpinning values which are: To be bold and passionate, to work reciprocally and with collective purpose, promoting neighbourliness.
We relate these to our daily work by being enabling, creating opportunity, innovating, providing proactive leadership and being inclusive.Our Volunteer Centres, situated in  East (Liskeard), Mid (Truro) and West Cornwall (Redruth), match people who want to volunteer with organisations that need volunteers. We also have a range of projects and services – all designed to support and develop volunteers and host organisations. So explore our website and find out more about how we use the power of volunteering to change lives…We want to provide you with a safe, engaging and positive experience at all times. If you have any comments, ideas or concerns please get in touch by using the ‘contact‘ button at the top of the page.

Volunteer Cornwall Annual Report 2013-2014

Read the Volunteer Cornwall 2013-14 Annual Report here!

 

 

Latest News

A Note for Our Volunteer Drivers

Since Volunteer Cornwall was formed in 1978, the Charity has been providing a Community Care Scheme for the residents of Cornwall, who are unable to use existing public or private transport to get to important appointments. In recognition of the years of time and service our volunteer drivers have donated to their Community we are […]

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Come & Meet the Team at Volunteer Cornwall

On Wednesday 26th August we are holding an ‘Open Day’ at our Head Office in Truro. This is aimed at individuals (staff or volunteers) who recruit and manage volunteers for their charity, community group or social enterprise. You can drop in and meet our team any time between 10am – 3pm and staff will be […]

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Living Well (East) Theatre Trip

Volunteer Cornwall, Hall for Cornwall, Age UK (Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly) and Passmore Edwards Court worked in partnership to provide older people who are isolated the chance to enjoy a theatre trip that they didn’t think was possible. Spirits were high as clients donned feather boas and their best suits for the day […]

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Cornwall Council Transformation Challenge Award July Update

Cornwall TCA aims to improve the commissioning of services and strengthen the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.The steering group met on 22 July and approved several key documents: The project plan is now finalised and sets out in detail how the project will be run and what it will deliver. This is available on […]

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Events

  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training Start Day 1
    Wed 23 Sep 2015 09:30 to 16:30 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: An initial qualification for the teaching and training profession Day 2 28th Sept Day 3 7th Oct Day 4 14th Oct Day 5 21st Oct
  • Level 3 Award in Volunteer Management
    Tue 6 Oct 2015 09:30 to 16:00 
    Where: Acorn House Truro Event Description: A 3 day course Dates: October 6th, 13th & 20th
  • Introduction to Office Word
    Fri 9 Oct 2015 09:30 to 13:00 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: An introduction or a refresher to using Word 2010
  • Introduction to Office PowerPoint
    Fri 23 Oct 2015 09:30 to 13:00 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: An introduction or refresher for using PowerPoint 2010
  • Level 1 Award in Employability
    Tue 3 Nov 2015 09:30 to 16:00 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: A 5 day introductory course to help people get back to work and stay there! Dates: November 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and December 1st
  • Level 4 Award in Volunteer Management
    Wed 4 Nov 2015 09:30 to 16:00 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: A 5 day course Dates: November 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and December 9th
  • Level 1 Award in IT User Skills
    Thu 5 Nov 2015 09:30 to 16:00 
    Where: Acorn House, Truro Event Description: A 4 day Award in IT User Skills Dates: November 5th , 12th & 19th December 4th