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 2012-2013

Read the Volunteer Cornwall 2012-13 Annual Report here!

 

 

Latest News

The Changing Face of Health & Social Care

For some time now, we have been working with voluntary and public sector partners to develop a new approach to health and social care that is more proactive, sustainable and affordable. Projects such as the Newquay Pathfinder, Penwith Pioneer  and Welcome Home are practical examples of that approach and it is great to see them catching […]

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The 7-day Happiness Challenge

The 7-day Happiness Challenge involves trying four simple science-backed actions over the course of a week to boost your happiness. http://www.actionforhappiness.org/7-day-happiness-challenge GIVING – Do things for others RELATING – Connect with people EXERCISING – Take care of your body APPRECIATING – Notice the world around TRYING OUT – Keep learning new things DIRECTION – Have […]

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Living Well (Penwith Pioneer Update)

The attached is an update learning report from Living Well Final LW October 2014  the ground breaking health and social care initiative being rolled out in Cornwall. This is a temperature check to make sure that the approach we have embarked on is improving lives, improving experiences and that the initial review of financial trends for […]

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Changes to Do-It

The Background In December 2013, ivo took ownership of Do-it, the UK’s largest website for volunteering.  Since then, they have been working on a brand new version of the website, which will go live on 25th November 2014. What will be changing? The new site, which will continue to be called Do-it, will have a […]

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