Kent Coast Volunteering services has had to change, temporarily, due to Covid-19. We are continuing to offer telephone services. Please get in touch if you, or someone you know, needs support."
  • A Charity Toolkit

A charity toolkit to break down barriers to volunteering

This toolkit is easily adapted and can be used by:

  • Any group that brings people together and is interested in introducing the idea of volunteering
  • Any organisation interested in recruiting volunteers from people they support

What will you gain?

  • Templates and resources for social get togethers
  • Practical tips about what to consider
  • Marketing materials – posters and invitations
  • Example micro-volunteering activities
  • Volunteer certificates
  • Feedback forms

Open and download our toolkit and more than 20 handy resources:


Downloadable Resources


“Met lovely people in a lovely relaxed atmosphere”- Michele

“We all took part, sharing all the activities” – Christine

“A marvellous place to make new friends” – Lynne

“Always something different to try” – Maureen  

“Enjoyed every minute” – Yvonne

This toolkit and downloadable resources are for volunteer involving organisations to consider utilising once Government advice suggests it is safe and appropriate for people to socialise. In the meantime please only use for planning and research purposes.

This toolkit has been developed with funding from the Centre for Ageing Better and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, with the aim to make volunteering more age-friendly and inclusive, especially for people less likely to participate. Ageing Better is funded by an endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund. Kent Coast Volunteering has made every effort to ensure that the information in this publication was accurate when published. Kent Coast Volunteering and its funders take no responsibility for the subsequent use of this information, nor for any errors or omissions it may contain

Kent Coast Volunteering Head Office
Kent Innovation Centre

Millennium Way
CT10 2QQ

01843 609337

Charity No: 1111800, Company Limited by Guarantee: 5392093


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