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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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Twelve days of Christmas at local Foodbanks

In Team challenge by Nina Porter

There is likely to be a huge demand for the services of Foodbanks over the winter months.   Could you or your company organise a collection of food among staff and/or customers to help out this Christmas? St Matthew’s Foodbank in Redhill –  St Matthews are running a ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ appeal.  They are encouraging everyone to bring along some …

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Team volunteering at Gatton Park, Reigate

In Team challenge by Nina Porter

Suitable for: Teams of up to 25 Bring your team to Gatton Park for a day of volunteering outdoors and help to restore this historic estate. Projects can be tailored to your group and involve conservation or maintenance work. Trained staff and volunteers will guide you through every step of your task. Projects include maintenance of historic gardens, scrub clearance, …

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Team Volunteering with Surrey Care Trust, Redhill

In Team challenge by Nina Porter

Suitable for: Teams of 10-20 people Where: Allotment site near Earlswood Lakes, Redhill Surrey Care Trust provide learning, training and mentoring to support young people and adults in improving their chances in life.  They have recently opened a large allotment site in Redhill which is being developed through a partnership of volunteers, mentors and clients.  Help is needed with a …

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Are Volunteers Vital to Your Future?

In News, Duke of Edinburgh by Caroline Foxton

What steps have you taken to future-proof your organisation?  Do any of your plans outline the need to embrace a new wave of volunteers? There has never been a better time for charities to embrace the next generation of volunteers and we would like to give you the opportunity to showcase your volunteer opportunities to young people across the borough. …

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A Guide for Young People Aged 16-24 to Supported Internships

In News, Youth, Aged 18-25 years by Caroline Foxton

Please find following a , this is specifically for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). Please feel free to share with young people with SEND aged 16-24 years. In addition you may find this link to a short film clip helpful; Two students on work placement at Bentalls, along with their job coach and employer, speak about …

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Fundraising Challenge Events

In Team challenge by Nina Porter

Requested by: YMCA East Surrey      Suitable for: Teams/individuals with stamina Are you looking for your next challenge?  YMCA East Surrey has a programme of events and activities to support their fundraising throughout the year and would love to welcome you to their team: Santa Run  Sunday 8 December 2019 – Festive family run in Priory Park, Reigate – …

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Do You Enjoy Driving & Want To Help Your Community?

In Volunteer Opportunities, Practical 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 …