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

Evie – Buddy Lead and Workshop Volunteer

Evie has been recently matched as a Buddy Lead volunteer with Macmillan Cancer Support, and as a Schools Service volunteer with the NSPCC. She is excited to be stepping into the next chapter of her life through volunteering.

Transforming Worminghall Village Hall into an accessible and eco-friendly hub

Worminghall Village Hall, a historic Victorian building which has served as the community hub for over a century, needed to undertake a transformative journey to improve accessibility and adopt eco-friendly renovations.

Stewkley Village Hall’s steps to improve its energy efficiency and be more environmentally sustainable

Combining the need to replace its roof, Stewkley Village Hall looked at other measures to become environmentally sustainable.

Image courtesy of Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway