Community Impact Bucks is to promote excellence in voluntary and community services.
Volunteer Workout is one of the services of Community Impact Bucks and works with employers, employees, charities to improve the lives of people in Buckinghamshire.
We provide for employer and employees:
Team volunteering opportunities - teams from 5 to 30 people to undertake a activity for 1 to 2 days - typically building maintenance (painting/decorating), enviromental (gardening, digging, clearing), wharehouse support (packing up items for dispatch) events stewards.
Skills based volunteering - short term projects - typically 7 - 10 hours supporting a charity or not for profit organisation with a specific need eg legal, marketing, HR, IT advice or becoming a trustee using work skill set.
Individual volunteering opportunities - where a team or company is too small to undertake a team volunteering opportunities alternatives eg individual one day placements from supporting fundraising team with back office support, reading in primary school over a term, giving a couple of hours every quarter to support a community organisation by taking minutes.
We provide for not for profit organisations or those organisations that rely on volunteerst to exist
Support with identifying what their needs might be and how they can utilise employer support volunteering
Signing post to all the other services within Community Impact Bucks
Started my career working in the building industry working for a quantity surveyor, county council, short stint in interior design and then energy management finishing with working for a large multi national company.
After a career break to have children my second profession is working for the Third and Public Sector, firstly London based fundraiser for Barnardos for 8 years, followed by a stint working at Uxbridge College supporting students until the funding dried up, returned to the third sector as Income Generation and Marketing Manager for Watford New Hope Trust (a meduim sized charity) I know work as Project Manager of Volunteer Workout.
Outside of work my interest include Football (Watford FC supporter), Rugby (Saracens) and Fencing.