It is estimated that 42%** of adults in the UK give unpaid support at least once a month to a local group, club or organisation. The Medway Volunteer Network has been established to support this volunteering community in Medway, and enhance the capacity available to voluntary and community organisation in Medway.
We offer your organisation access to the Medway Volunteer Network Bulletin plus resources to help you write and upload volunteering opportunities.
Medway Volunteer Network Bulletin ? this is a fortnightly update promoting the most current volunteering opportunities in Medway. The bulletin is issued directly to all volunteers who sign up to the network; and, along with relevant news and resources, will detail web links to real time volunteering opportunities. To advertise your volunteering opportunities free of charge in this bulletin, you simply need to:
Getting Started ? Do you need help to recruit volunteers?
We have some information and tips to help you get started:
How to register for Do-it.org (The UK?s free national volunteering database) [link: https://do-it.org/opportunities/landing]
FAQs page for Do-it.org [link: http://support.do-it.org/hc/en-us]
Advice on how to advertise a new volunteering role on Do-it.org [link: http://support.do-it.org/hc/en-us/articles/202346602-Adding-a-new-opportunity]
Free download - 'Keep Calm & Volunteer' A3 Poster
Helpful information about DBS checks link
Supporting and Retaining Volunteers
To help your organisation develop the support given to volunteers, here are some useful guides:
Volunteering News & Trends
Helping your organisation to keep up to date on the latest volunteering news via the MVN Blog page