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Are you passionate about your local community? Would you be interested in becoming a Surrey County Councillor?

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Surrey County Council have prepared some information for anyone who might be interested in finding out more about being a Councillor. They have recently updated the ‘Becoming a Councillor’ information on their website. This includes responses to Frequently Asked Questions, alongside links to useful resources from the Local Government Association. Surrey County Council has also scheduled two ‘Becoming a Councillor’ …

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Do You Enjoy Driving & Want To Help Your Community?

In Home Page by Lisa Irwin

If you have ever considered being a volunteer driver, we at VARB have a varied selection or volunteer opportunities you could get involved with. Volunteer with the Elderly Drivers are welcomed by charities such as Abbeyfield – Reigate, Age Concern Banstead, Age Concern Merstham, Redhill & Reigate, East Surrey Live at Home Scheme, Redhill Good Neighbours, Re-Engage – Banstead and Reigate (Formerly known as Contact the Elderly) Volunteer to …

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Christmas Gift Wrapping – Redhill

In Home Page, Team challenge by Nina Porter

A number of local charities are looking for small teams of volunteers to help with charity gift wrapping sessions in the Belfry shopping centre, Redhill. A minimum of two volunteers (maximum around 5) are needed between 10am and 4pm to staff the gift wrapping stall and wrap presents for members of the public in exchange for donations to charity.  The …

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Volunteers wanted: Members of Surrey’s Police and Crime Panel

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Would you like to help shape the future of policing in Surrey?  Are you committed to improving community safety? Surrey County Council are looking for two committed and energetic members of the public to serve as Independent Members of Surrey’s Police and Crime Panel. This recently established panel forms part of the new arrangements for developing openness, transparency and accountability of …

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Volunteers Needed for Home-Start East Surrey – Preparation course starts 21st January 2020

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Home-Start East Surrey is a local charity which promotes regular support an practical help for families with young children who are struggling to cope.  Volunteers visit families weekly and work alongside parents, in their own homes, to help them cope with the difficulties they are facing. Home-Start are looking for volunteers who can attend a 9 week preparation course starting …

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Find out more about volunteering – Volunteer Drop Ins, Redhill – 2020

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead is the accredited Volunteer Centre for this area.  We match potential volunteers with local volunteer activities and roles from over 500 charities and not for profit organisations. If you would like to find out more about volunteering, but are not sure where to start, then come along to a Volunteer Drop In at VARB.  Our …

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Mayors Volunteer Awards 2019

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

What an amazing night celebrating volunteering.  On Friday, 19th July, 42 volunteers were presented with awards by the Mayor at the town hall.  The annual Mayor’s Volunteer Awards now in it’s 16th year celebrated the outstanding contribution from volunteers who have selflessly strengthen our community. There were six award categories this year – long service volunteers, individual volunteers, individual trustees, …

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Young Volunteer Opportunities

In Home Page by Caroline Foxton

What about doing something different?  Give something back, help others, develop skills and gain work experience as well as meeting new people.  We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities for young people, from sport, health, social care, entertainment, environment and one off events.  Contact us via email or call us, we are here to help you find the right …

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Redhill Good Neighbour Scheme – Volunteers wanted

In Home Page by Lisa Irwin

Redhill Good Neighbour Scheme (In conjunction with Surrey Community Action) are looking for volunteers to help with a new transport scheme to help our neighbours attend GP and hospital appointments etc. Could you volunteer as a Duty Officer to answer the phone? (based at home) Or a Driver?  Or a Committee Member to help set up and steer the scheme? …