Volunteers are at the heart of charities and community groups, making a difference to the lives of people across Buckinghamshire. 

If you are a not-for-profit group or charity, we can help you put in place the best experience for your volunteers – from support to recruit, manage and retain volunteers to helping you develop a volunteering strategy. To find out more click on We need volunteers, email the team on info@communityimpactbucks.org.uk or complete the Support Request Form.

If you are looking for volunteering opportunities, we can help you find the right role via the Buckinghamshire Volunteer Matching Service. You can also find out more about the different ways to volunteer on I want to volunteer webpages.

NCVO is also a great resource for information and guidance on volunteering. It is the membership community for charities, voluntary organisations and community groups in England, and offers support through training, events, consultancy and much more. Find out more on the NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations website.

As the  Volunteer Centre for Buckinghamshire, we know how important volunteers are to charities and community groups – have a look at some volunteer stories which illustrate the breadth of volunteering taking place across the county.

Funded by Bucks Council

Volunteer Stories

Haddenham Community Vehicle

Haddenham Community Vehicle is a volunteer-led organisation that provides local transport for those with mobility issues, helping to alleviate problems of social isolation. The team approached Community Impact Bucks to get advice in the early stages of development.


Colin volunteers as a hospital car driver as well as a trustee for Community Care North Bucks - two roles which he says have helped him to build communication skills and empathy.

Malcolm – volunteer for The WheelPower National Junior Games

Malcolm was a volunteer for the annual residential sports event where young people have an opportunity to try a variety of wheelchair sports.

Image courtesy of Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway