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Where to look for opportunities?
There are lots of places you can look for local opportunities, so below we've listed a range of organisations and websites that you can go to search for upcoming opportunities...
Reading Voluntary Action
Reading Voluntary Action: RVA is a great local organisation that provides excellent opportunities for volunteering in lots of different sectors across Reading.
In addition to signposting volunteering opportunities it also provides support, resources and training to volunteers.
vInspired: A national charity that signposts opportunities for youth volunteering around the country, including in Reading.
They also offer awards for volunteers who have volunteered for a certain number of hours - so it's good to get involved and get recognised for your help!
Berkshire Youth: A local community group who host activities and clubs for young people across Berkshire.
They also offer volunteering opportunities for people from all walks of life. Volunteers can help in the clubs and activities and even within the running of Berkshire Youth with roles as Youth Ambassadors and Fundraisers.
Reading Borough Council
Future Foundations: An independent organisation which aims to help young people gain skills by taking part in volunteer programmes.
Their main programmes are 'Global Social Leaders', an international programme for those aged 13 - 17, and the National Citizen Service, a 4-6 week programme for 16 - 17 year olds.
A lot of young people who get involved with the National Citizen Service (NCS) really enjoy their time and it gives you great transferable skills.
Do-it.org: A great website where you can searh for volunteering opportunities across the country and in your local area.
You can sign up and create a profile, or simply search for opportunities in your local area. You can also search for 'Do It At Home' volunteering opportunities.
Volunteering Centre West Berkshire
Volunteer Centre West Berkshire aims to support and promote volunteering organsations in West Berkshire by helping with funding, training, and governance.