Do It Changes
The new do-it website makes it easier for organisations in Bradford to manage volunteer enquiries and to advertise volunteering roles. You can register your organisation right now or come along to a training course.
Well done to the 12 volunteer managers who completed the NOCN Level 3 training and thanks to NLDC funding. Next free 3 day course in June 2015 booking open soon.
Ever thought about volunteering? It is great way to meet new people, have fun, fill in gaps on a CV, learn new skills and build a stronger community. There are over 3,120 choices here in Bradford to suit your skills and lifestyle. If you can spare even an hour once a month we have the role for you. Interested in volunteering? Fill in the red box on the bottom right of this home page. Or call to see us on a Tuesday 10am-12noon or Thursday 1pm-3pm.
Are you a volunteer coordinator, or someone who manages volunteers? Are you interested in meeting people in similar roles, working in the voluntary and community sector around Bradford to share best practice, discuss local updates relevant to the sector and for moral support? Then you are invited to the Bradford Volunteer Managers Forum, on Thursday 12th March. Please see the notes attached from the last meeting, for your information.
Location: The University of Bradford Students’ Union Activities Room, Student Central.
Time: 2.30pm until 4.30pm
Keeping Volunteering Voluntary
Any additional agenda items are welcomed – please be in touch to offer your own item for discussion. There will be tea, coffee, cake and networking time after the meeting. To book your place and car parking pass, please be in touch.
The Do-it volunteering website has been completely revamped, you are now able to manage volunteer enquiries and volunteering roles on the new site. For community organisations and charities in Bradford the following guidance will help you through the initial registration process for new do-it account. Please note from 10th January 2015 all volunteer application will go to your new do-it account. We have set up some training courses to help explain the changes or you can follow the simple steps below. Watch this video about the new site. Do It Promotional Video
Each year over 8000 people find out about how to volunteer through us. They volunteer in over 400 community groups all over Bradford. Bradford Volunteer Centre is a charity that is supported and guided in its work by a board of trustees. The board consists of people who are passionate about volunteering, the difference it can play in Bradford and helping the charity to achieve its aims. Trustees have legal responsibility for the overall management and decision-making in a charity.
Our 9 trustee Board members tend to have some professional expertise, such as finance, HR etc. Meetings are usually monthly , after 5pm, in Bradford city centre. Extra occasional meetings and events are arranged. Board members come from different backgrounds. Although an interest and knowledge in the work of the charity sector is useful, we would particularly welcome trustee members from the private sector to help us expand our skills base. It provides really good experience in leading organisations and we reimburse and other expenses. You can read a role description Trustee role description.
Do contact us to call in for an informal chat and meet the team of volunteers and staff.