Events and Discover Volunteering e-newsletters

If you’re already volunteering, we’re really interested in hearing your stories so that we can feature them on this website, and hopefully inspire others!  Please fill in this very short online form – it’ll only take a minute!

Thinking about volunteering – but need a bit more motivation to get started?

The fact that you’re on this website is a great first step!  Read about the benefits that other volunteers are getting from being involved, and hear first hand from some of the volunteers who were involved in our Discover Volunteering in 2016 campaign at the beginning of the year with Aylesbury radio station Mix96!

And then just search for your perfect role or have us do the searching for you… sorted!

Discover Volunteering e-newsletters

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June 2017: Celebrating Volunteers’ Week!

Read our latest blog on the six steps to finding your perfect volunteering role!  Find out about our new partnership with the national organisation Reach Volunteering and much more.  It’s all in here.

April 2017: Put a Spring in your step: Volunteer!

Find out how to register with, the national volunteer recruitment website, tell us about why you volunteer, and read about some exciting new volunteering opportunities.  It’s all in here.

February 2017: Help your mind, body & soul

Find out why volunteering in the great outdoors is so much fun, and read about Andrew’s experience of volunteering in a South Bucks Hospice shop. It’s all in here.

December 2016: Festive edition of Discover Volunteering

Find out about: the new Do-it app, volunteering opportunities on Christmas Day, why volunteering with Chiltern Rangers is such fun, and much more!  It’s all in here.

Autumn 2016: Some innovative volunteering ideas in Discover Volunteering!

Read about: virtual and micro-volunteering, why Adrian Whittred from ROPE loves volunteering, and find out about some interesting new volunteering roles with Rennie Grove Hospice, Vana Trust and IQRA – Women Association.  It’s all in here.

July 2016landscape-mountains-nature-man-large: Bumper summer edition of Discover Volunteering!

Find out about: our new Volunteering Bucks’ postcards, how to use Do-it to find your perfect role, why young people should volunteer, and how Catherine Golds’ role as PR Manager at Chilterns MS Centre is helping to change people’s lives.  Read it all here.

May 2016: Second edition of Discover Volunteering!

Read about: Volunteers’ Week running from 1-12 June – and the chance to have your volunteer voice heard, volunteering for Bucks Search & Rescue, volunteering as a way back to work, top picks of volunteering roles and loads more!  Read it all here.

March 2016: Discover Volunteering newsletter launched!

This brand new newsletter is dedicated to helping you discover where volunteering will take you – in this first edition, read about: why Nicolle loves volunteering for Chiltern Rangers, Community Impact Bucks’ Volunteer Matching service, volunteering your professional skills and much more! Read it all here.