So what can we do for your organisation?

1.  Assist with recruitment of volunteers

  • Brokerage for other organisations: matching individual volunteers with them by maintaining a broad database of local opportunities. We maintain a database of information about your needs for volunteers and match local people to the opportunities that best suit their skills, experiences and motivation.
  • Maintain & manage a local Bradford & District volunteering database promoting a range of opportunities across the district.
  • Promote your opportunities via our ‘home page – opportunities of the month’
  • Highlight and promote your opportunities via our social media streams
  • Make volunteering as accessible as possible by providing support assistance for people as required.
  • Campaigning to promote and increase the involvement of volunteers from the asylum seeker / refugee community.
  • Run several appointment based and drop-ins across Bradford District offering advice and information for individuals with support needs wishing to volunteer.
  • We assist around 5000 people per year, so registering with us should ensure that your volunteering opportunities reach a wide audience.
  • Supporting local organisations to provide inclusive volunteer roles – training available

2.  Advice and support on volunteer management

  • We maintain an up-to-date library of information on current legal and good practice issues in respect of inclusive volunteering, including how to develop a volunteering policy, volunteer’s expenses and tax, vetting volunteers etc.
  • Promote good practice around inclusive volunteering
  • We can also offer consultancy in all aspects of inclusive volunteering, Training | BVC (
  • Provide advice and guidance around safeguarding issues – basic awareness training Training | BVC (

3.  Inclusive Volunteering development

  • Provide training and consultation on developing inclusive roles
  • Provide trained volunteer support assistants
  • Provide trained interpreters / translators
  • Provide conversational English classes
  • Provide accompanied travel and support around travel training.


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