Cheering Volunteering Nominations - Urgent Request
Due to a technical hitch with the nomination process, Central Bedfordshire are calling for all who have made nominations to resubmit their entries.
Time to Plan your Summer Volunteering
It won't be long before the Summer is on its way and we thought you would like a heads up on all the lovely volunteering opportunities that await you.
Call for Community Projects for Prince's Trust Team Programme
Bedford College are launching a programme for young people on 8 May and looking for community projects that will involve students for 10 days on-site.
The Essential Trustee Series Videos
Foundation for Social Improvement have a new series for trustees, aimed at promoting good governance for all charity trustees.
New directions through Volunteering
Matthew Aylen started volunteering two years ago, which inspired him to gain further experience, study and then establish a new business. It all started with a phone call to our Volunteering staff at CVS
Volunteering can change your life
Our Volunteering Advisor talked to Sue Hay from the Active Citizens Together Project earlier this year, about how volunteering changed his life. Read his story as published in Active Citizens Together, here.
Opportunities to engage with healthcare, psychology or speech and language therapy
If you are interested in working with people in a caring and supportive role, and have an afternoon or morning available during the week, there are lots of opportunities at Headway Bedford.
Volunteer to Care with Good Neighbours
Good Neighbours schemes operate throughout Bedfordshire, with volunteers taking care of the needs of residents in their local community. Ampthill and District Good Neighbours are one example of a scheme from which you can learn more about how volunteering in this way might work for you. #volunteertocare
A4S values the work of Trustees
The vital role of Trustees in Bedfordshire (3) - With a theme of ‘Stronger Charities through Good Leadership’ for this year’s Trustees’ week, we take a look at the impact that a dedicated team of trustees have had on one local charity.
Inspired to become a Trustee
The vital role of Trustees in Bedfordshire (2) – With a theme of ‘Stronger Charities through Good Leadership’ for this year’s Trustees week, we take a look at what drives a Business Leader to volunteer their skills in a local charity .
Behind the scenes at Mind BLMK
The vital role of Trustees in Bedfordshire (1) – With a theme of ‘Stronger Charities through Good Leadership’ for this year’s Trustees' week, it seemed appropriate to take a look at the strengths of a few of our local charities and see what they might be able to teach other smaller organisations in regard to the role of trustees.
As we launch our new website, CVS joins with our partners BRCC and Voluntary Community Action in promoting Trustees’ Week from 7-13 November 2016.