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As the Volunteer centre for the Forest of Dean we are here to help if you'd like to volunteer

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Read our Volunteering booklet, packed full of information about local volunteering opportunities...
Or pick up a copy at your local library or Community Hub

Why Volunteer?

Volunteering has a number of huge benefits, not only for you individually, but for your community and the world we live in. Maybe you'd like to improve your CV, meet new people, put your skills to good use, learn something new, pursue an interest, offer experience or simply make a difference, we're guaranteed to have an opportunity for you!

You can find out about these opportunities in the following ways:

  • Search opportunities at Go Volunteer Glos

  • Call us on 01594 822073

  • Get in touch via email

  • Come visit us at FVAF Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm 

Get the latest volunteer opportunities - direct to your mailbox!

Sign up to receive our regular email Volunteer Newsletter:

HELP FOR GROUPS - recruiting & managing volunteers 

As a one-stop-shop for all things volunteering, we can help you find, and keep, the perfect volunteer:

  • Advertising your opportunities in our regular Volunteer eNewsletter

  • Advertising your opportunities on Go Volunteer Glos

  • Promoting your opportunities to members of the public referred to us or via our drop-in function.

  • Advertising your opportunities on our Facebook page

  • Promoting your opportunities to local services who support volunteering eg. Job Centre, LearnDirect and 2GetherTrust

  • Advertising your opportunities at over 30 events per year

  • Sending your opporunities to local businesses that offer employer supported volunteering

  • Promoting relevant opportunities to Schools, Colleges and Universities 

  • Distributing your opportunities to our volunteer database of over 1,000 people

  • Promoting your opportunities to a variety of networks, including Know Your Patch 

Get in touch  - call us on 01594 822073, via email or visit us at FVAF,  Ow Bist - Forest Community Space, Dockham Road, Cinderford GL14 2AN (Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm) 

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