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Please find below the SKC volunteering offer – plus links to Kent groups that can help promote your volunteering opportunities and signpost volunteers to your organisation – and some national resources too.





SKC Recognition of Excellent Volunteer and Management Practice (Revamp)


  • Best Practice in Volunteer Recruitment, Retention and Management virtual Zoom training sessions 2020 dates
  • Handy Revamp resources:

Model Volunteering Policy

Volunteers CharterFinal02

Sample Volunteer Agreement

Model Safeguarding Guidance

Model Role Description

Model Expenses Policy




SKC Skilled Volunteering

Volunteers are ready and waiting with skills such as HR, IT, financial planning, website design, video editing/animation, copy writing, business development, project management, social media find out more

Need some inspiration? See what skilled opportunities other Kent organisations have listed as their skilled volunteering needs


Watch SKC Skilled Volunteering Testimonials from Monkton Nature Reserve and Pfizer



Visit our Skilled Volunteering page

and/or contact Georgie to find out more


Kent Volunteer Centres and Community and Voluntary Services (CVS)

Ashford Volunteer Centre

Kent Coast Volunteering

Canterbury and Herne Bay Volunteer Centre

Swale CVS

Imago Community

North West Kent Volunteer Centre

Council for Voluntary Service North West Kent

Medway Voluntary Action

Medway Volunteer Centre (Hands Rochester)

Kent Volunteers


Other Resources


Canterbury Christchurch University

A portal for Kent’s VCSE sector to find volunteers from the university.
Volunteering Portal


Kent Recruitment Bureau

Advertise volunteer vacancies for free on their jobs website. They currently have about 100 volunteer and trustee roles listed.
Kent Recruitment Bureau


Charity Shop Volunteers

Charity Retail Association in collaboration with Wil-U have launched a platform where potential volunteers can sign up to give their time to help our country’s great charity shops reopen.
Charity Shop Volunteers


GoodSam NHS

NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS and the care sector during the COVID-19 outbreak.

GoodSam NHS


Reach Volunteering

Are calling on charities to list on their website the help they need during the coronavirus crisis – from remote working to getting services online and HR.

Reach Volunteering



A new non-profit site set up for charities to register their opportunities and capitalise on the time and skills of furloughed staff.



Furlough Go

For Organisations



Advertising for volunteers is FREE. Before you can recruit, you’ll need to Sign Up and then follow some simple steps.



have recently launched, they are connecting students and graduates with remote volunteering opportunities, helping students gain valuable work experience.


Volunteering & Insurance


BHIB Charities Insurance

Have teamed up with SKC to support organisations across the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.
Find out more and get a quote

Useful resources:
Employers Liability Insurance for Volunteers
Volunteering during Coronavirus