Community First New Forest

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Ringwood Good Neighbours group are urgently in need of some help

The group aren’t able to continue running without the support of volunteer coordinators. If you have a few hours to spare a month, would you be able to help co-ordinating the befriending scheme in the BH24 area?

This is a varied and interesting role which includes:

  • Helping to ensure training needs of volunteers are met
  • Assess clients and match them with a befriender
  • Listening and supporting the volunteers regarding their befriending role
  • Deal with volunteer expenses
  • Compile a list of local activities and support groups for the use of befrienders wishing to recommend additional social contact to clients

Full training is given as well as ongoing support as part of a dedicated team. For more information or to apply please click here:

Volunteer Centre – Web Links

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  • Hampshire Volunteers
    Find your local volunteer centre
  • Hantsweb Hampshire County Council’s information page on all things to do with volunteering.
  • Do-It 
    This site provides details of volunteering opportunities throughout the UK and is powered by a large on-line database of current vacancies. Do-It allows users to search by postcode, type of organisation and type of work.
  • Reach Recruits people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the UK with specific business, professional, managerial or technical career experience.
  • V inspired
    V the national young volunteers service, is an independent charity dedicated to helping young people volunteer in ways that matter to them.
  • NCVO National Council for Voluntary Organisations. The lead agency for the development of volunteering and volunteering policy in England.
  • Society Guardian - Volunteering section
    Up to date news coverage on volunteering issues from the on-line version of The Guardian newspaper
  • Student Volunteering England
    The national centre for student volunteering
  • Community of Senior Volunteers   Promotes volunteering by older people and matches individuals with local voluntary opportunities. It operates across Great Britain and aims to involve as many people as possible over the age of fifty.
  • TimeBank
    Bite-sized volunteering. Timebank gives people the opportunity to share their time and skills with their community around specific, time limited tasks. The site allows you to register your details in order to receive a list of organisations in your area that need help, and which match your interests.