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. We 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 2014-15 Annual Report here!

 

Latest News

Volunteering on Prescription?

An excellent article in The Guardian earlier this year – Is it time for Doctors to prescribe volunteering? This underpins the basis of our work on Changing Lives / Living Well with our partners and supports the notion that volunteering is good for your physical and mental health & wellbeing.  

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Could your organisation benefit from a team of volunteers for a day?

We are working with Cornwall Council and other local businesses to promote and organise employer supported volunteering. Staff are given time out of work to volunteer with a local charity, combining team building with giving something back. Employee volunteers can be the extra hands needed for a big project, help with an event or just […]

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Bude Cleaner Seas Project

Our Bude Cleaner Seas Project has just released a new video showing the importance of looking after our streams and rivers if we want to have clean seas and beaches. You can check out the video here If you don’t live in Bude, but want to get involved, there are many litter picking and beach […]

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Transformation Challenge Award March Meeting

Cornwall TCA aims to improve the commissioning of services and strengthen the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, as well as identify savings.The steering group will now become the programme board with the working groups taking on greater responsibility, see papers for more information. The last steering group met on March 10th and discussed several […]

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