Overview Of Volunteering

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This is an overview of the work of Volunteering Bristol including our work with individuals and the support we can offer volunteer managers.

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Overview Of Volunteering

  1. 1. Volunteering Bristol An Introduction
  2. 2. Volunteering Bristol <ul><li>Established over 40 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Registered Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Work within Bristol </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain networking and co-operative working with Volunteer Centres in the region </li></ul>
  3. 3. What we do <ul><li>Help individuals get into volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>Support organisations to manage their volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Work strategically to ensure we keep volunteering on the agenda </li></ul>
  4. 4. Working with Individuals <ul><li>Match volunteers to suitable opportunities through our website, emails, phone calls and our drop in centre </li></ul><ul><li>Give extra help to individuals with additional support needs </li></ul><ul><li>Organise outreach events around Bristol </li></ul>
  5. 5. Volunteering Bristol <ul><li>The Volunteer Centre, Bristol: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sees about 3,000 people in its drop-in sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responds to about 4,000 email enquires a year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has about 900 opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works with 550 organisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has run 6 training sessions for Volunteer Managers since October 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Working with Organisations <ul><li>Free service for recruiting volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Free One-to-one support on good practice </li></ul><ul><li>Low-cost training in Volunteer Management </li></ul><ul><li>Help developing supported volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates a forum of volunteer managers </li></ul>
  7. 7. Working Strategically <ul><li>Member of Volunteering England, the national body for Volunteer Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Bristol ChangeUp Consortium made up of voluntary sector infrastructure organisations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. For more information <ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 0117 989 7733/4 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.bristolvolunteers.org.uk </li></ul>

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