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Hub Volunteer Forum

The next B.O.B Hub Volunteer Forum is taking place on Friday 19th September 2014 between 10AM and 4PM. Hub volunteers and local community workers are invited to attend. For more information please call Adam on 01827 717 073 or email adam.farrell@vcnw.org.uk If you would like to attend, you must register by filling in the form below: Name:FirstLastAddress:Street AddressStreet Address Line 2CityState /…read more →

Martin found work through volunteering, read his story here.

Martin contacted the Volunteer Centres Volunteer Development Coordinator after being made redundant from his job of 20+ years. In his own words he said he “became a volunteer was twofold, firstly it was get out of the house whilst I was unemployed  and secondly to keep myself busy and my brain active and focused on getting a job as it is very easy…read more →

Volunteering can change your life, read how it helped one lady from North Warwickshire

Due to a stressful work situation and loss of my job, it was suggested to me that I should volunteer as a means of building my confidence and using my skills to help others.  I had lost so much confidence that I didn’t even feel like going out or pursuing any jobs. After summoning up the courage to contact the Volunteer Centre,…read more →

Criminal Record Checks have changed

CRB checks have changed, there now called DBS checks and the roles they cover have been greatly reduced. Information on the changes can be found by clicking here. As part of the changes a new live update service has been launched. This is what the Disclosure and Barring Service had to say in their latest email: I am very pleased…read more →