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

Courts to recognise good intentions of volunteers and small busineses

Volunteers, community groups and ‘good deed doers’ have been given legal reassurance that courts will take account of the fact they have been acting to help society if something goes wrong and they end up having to defend themselves against being sued. New measures in the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism (SARAH) Bill have received […]

Read more?

An Independent Mission: the voluntary sector in 2015

The Independence Panel has published its final annual report, An Independent Mission: the voluntary sector in 2015, which sets out the serious and intensifying challenges facing the independence of the sector and the action that needs to be taken to address them. The Panel calls for ‘a new settlement’ between the Government and the voluntary […]

Read more?

Fight or Fright Voluntary Services in 2015

National Coalition of Independent Action (NCIA) Report In a blistering critique of the threats posed to the values and work of the voluntary sector, voluntary groups are challenged to fight for the rights of the people they serve, protect their own independence and resist the privatisation of public services. NCIA also accuses leadership bodies and […]

Read more?

Free Wills

Volunteer Cornwall is one of several Cornish Charities that make up the ‘Leave A Gift to Cornwall’ partnership. Working with McClure Solicitors, we are able to offer you the opportunity of having your will drawn up for free. Why do I need a Will? Without a will, the law decides who inherits. With a will, […]

Read more?

Newsletter Subscription




Calendar

Events

  • Clean Cornwall Week
    Fri 13 Mar 2015 01:00 to Sun 22 Mar 2015 23:30 
    Where: Cornwall, UK
  • Charities & Volunteers Day - Launceston
    Sat 28 Mar 2015
    Where: Launceston Town Hall Event Description: Contact Launceston Town Council for more info