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."
  • Smiles all round at Silver Sunday
    We hosted a fun filled afternoon for nearly 80 of Thanet's older residents on Sunday 6th October 2019, as part of the national Silver Sunday events
  • Latest TOFFS PUBLIC MEETING 10th July Healthcare in Thanet Q&As now available
  • New Voluntary Sector Conference
    Join CEOs, trustees, staff, volunteers and supporters of Kent charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and CICs to connect, share and learn.
Covid-19 - Support Available

Covid-19 - Support Available Across the communities we serve, there is support available to vulnerable people during the Coronavirus crisis. Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh Folkestone & Hythe District Council and has set up a network of three community hubs to support vulnerable residents during this challenging time. The Community Hubs offer the following support: […]

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Advice on Volunteering during Covid-19

Advice on Volunteering during Covid-19 The Government has produced very useful guidance, which outlines how you can help and, importantly, how to do this safely Click here to see this guidance. Please see below a useful video of tips to keep you and those you're helping safe when volunteering during this crisis: Safeguarding and DBS […]

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Coronavirus – Updates to our Services

Coronavirus - Updates to our Services On 16th March 2020 the Government advised the nation to avoid all non-essential social contact in order to slow the spread of Coronavirus. In line with this advice, Kent Coast Volunteering made a series of decisions regarding our services. Following the Prime Minster's guidance a week later, on 23rd […]

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Best practice in volunteering

Organisations across Kent have signed up to six principles of age-friendly and inclusive volunteering at a Kent Coast Volunteering training course. Beyond the Page brings women from many different backgrounds together to break down barriers of language and cultural differences East Kent Mencap provides opportunities for adults and children with a learning disability in East […]

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Free workshop – How to attract and engage older volunteers

Free workshop – How to attract and engage older volunteers Tuesday 3 March, 9.30am – 1pm Kent Innovation Centre, Thanet Reach Business Park, Millennium Way, Broadstairs, CT10 2QQ Does your charity need more volunteers? Older people are a valuable asset for charities - but how can you attract and retain them? Would you be willing […]

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Ageing Better Project

A BIG thank you to everyone who took part in our Ageing Better Fun, Friendly, Festive Get Togethers in December at Margate Caves. Gift bags were decorated for stocking fillers for women and children at Oasis Domestic Abuse Service refuge. Festive cards made for isolated older people in Thanet. And one of our participants created […]

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Smiles all round at Silver Sunday

Nearly 80 older people braved the wind and rain on Sunday 6th October 2019 to attend a fun filled afternoon at St Augustine's, Westgate, as part of the national Silver Sunday events.

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Latest TOFFS PUBLIC MEETING 25th September “A Crisis in Social Care”

Thanet Over Fifties Forum hosted its latest meeting on Wednesday 25th September at Margate Baptist Church. The topic was “A Crisis in Social Care” and Dot Gibson, Deputy General Secretary for the National Pensioners Convention, was keynote speaker.

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Free Training Day

Do you think "volunteering is working for free" and "working in charity shops"?  What is volunteering? What is the voluntary sector? What are the benefits of volunteering? What roles are out there? What are volunteer rights and responsibilities? How do you apply for a volunteer role? Let's find out. This course very basic level but […]

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New Voluntary Sector Conference

Need help with fundraising, volunteer recruitment, retention and management, social media and getting your stories in the press? What about working with businesses, governance, community engagement and transforming lives? Join us for expert-led seminars, peer networking, best practice panel and table discussions to connect, share and learn. This event is for CEOs, trustees, staff, volunteers […]

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Kent Coast Volunteering Head Office
Kent Innovation Centre

Millennium Way
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2QQ

01843 609337
info@kcv.org.uk

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