Volunteering

Drop in sessions every day for support with volunteering 

To find out about volunteering opportunities in Coventry or the projects we run, please join us at our Volunteer Centre. We are based at 27-29 Trinity Street, CV1 1FJ (opposite Sainsburys) – and are looking forward to meeting you! Our drop-in times are: 
  • Mondays: 1pm – 2pm
  • Tuesdays: 10am – 11am  
  • Wednesdays: 10am -11am 
  • Thursdays: 10am – 11am 
  • Fridays: 1pm – 2pm 
     

Our venue is COVID secure and our advisors can offer friendly support with finding the right role for you. We can help you to create a volunteer profile to enable you to register interest in our roles, and we also offer signposting to our supported volunteering projects and advice on any volunteering queries you may have.  

Our drop-in operates on a first come, first served basis so please be aware that you may be asked to wait at busy times. 

Alternatively, you cansearch for roles onlineandregisterto create your own volunteer profile. 

 

We need volunteers

 

Employer Supported Volunteering

  • Employer Supported Volunteering (ESV) is when employers offer their employees paid time off to benefit their local community. It is a great way of fulfilling a corporate social responsibility policy and building a reputation as a responsible business.

One-off Volunteering

  • Perfect for busy modern lifestyles, one-off volunteering is quick, easy and provides low commitment action that delivers a huge benefit to a worthy cause.

Frequently Asked Questions

Accreditation

  • Voluntary Action Coventry has achieved the VCQA Standard since it was launched in 2000

Guide For Organizations

Why are some volunteers feeling frustrated or turned off giving their time? We can tell you: many volunteering expressions of interest are not receiving a timely response, leaving volunteers feeling that their time or skills are not valuable.

Continue reading for some guidance on communicating your appreciation for their interest, and maintain the passion they first felt when they read or heard about the great work you do, and decided it was YOU they wanted to give their time to.