Shepway Volunteer Centre has been running since 1976, is a registered charity, unconnected to any statutory body, and is governed by a Constitution. The primary task of the Volunteer Centre is to pair volunteers with a charity which will best use their skills and provide an opportunity which interests them. Becoming a volunteer is not just about giving - most volunteers find that they get alot more out of it than they were expecting. We also run a Befriending Scheme, a Community Transport Scheme, a Gardening Scheme and a Memory cafe and Social club.

Our Services
Transport Task Force Befriending Memories Matter Center Club

This service runs throughout the entire Shepway District. All the drivers are volunteers who use their own vehicles, and arereimbursed for their mileage ...

Task Force provides a gardening service to elderly or disabled Shepway residents who can no longer look after or maintain their gardens. Task Force consists of volunteers who themselves...

This service provides volunteer visitors to the housebound elderly or disabled. The main aim is to bring friendship and company and to relieve social isolation. The Befriender will chat...

This informal social event welcomes anyone who has worries about their memory, with or without any diagnosis, and anyone who cares for them or has worries about a family member. As well as chat,...

This is a social club for anyone who feels isolated or in need of companionship, and started as an off-shoot...

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We are looking for Memory Maker Facilitator Volunteers.... Memory Makers is a project to record the memories of older people in the Shepway Community and create a memory book for them to keep. Next Group is September - March Thursdays 3.30-5.00 term time working alongside the project coordinator, academy representatives and academy students. If you would like to know more about this please call the office on 01303 259 007 and ask for Abigail or Mark

We now have our own dementia champions who can teach people to be dementia friends if you would like to know more please call the office on 01303 259 007 and ask for Donna or Mark