Our Mission

Is to inspire more people in Ashford to volunteer so they can enhance their lives, the lives of others and build resilient communities

Our Values

  • Everyone has the right to offer their time to volunteer
  • Every volunteer has the right to have a great volunteering experience
  • Volunteers must never be a replacement for paid workers
  • True volunteering is for the benefit of the social community, the individual, and volunteer involving organisation

What we aim to do to meet our mission

  • We inspire and enable people to volunteer
  • We advocate that volunteer involving organisations are able to offer an excellent volunteering experience
  • We inform, educate and inspire our leaders on the benefits of volunteering
  • We inspire the development of volunteering opportunities which brings benefits to the community and enhances social capital
  • As an organisation we are effective, are well governed, welcome diversity and a great place to work

Our directors

Amanda Scott
Caroline Hannah
Chris Morley
Cllr Jenny Webb
Cllr Peter Feacey
Louise Cockle
Peter Ananicz

A big thanks to our funders

Frank Brake Community Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 can be available to small community and voluntary groups that are charitable in purpose and are working for the benefit of people in Ashford and surrounding areas.
The fund supports projects for children, young people and families, participation in sports, improvements to community facilities such as village halls and community centres, volunteering, employability, the elderly and the disabled in South East Kent with a priority given to groups within a 10 mile radius of Ashford. The fund will also consider uniformed youth groups and children's sports groups within the area.
Valuing volunteers & providing essential services to the community of Ashford Borough since 1978.
Registered Charity No. 1066765
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3464057
ICO registration number ZA056009
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