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Are you looking to volunteer?

Volunteering is at the heart of everything we do. As the Volunteer Centre for Basingstoke & Deane, we can help you find the answers to what, where, when and how to volunteer. We work with local voluntary, community and charitable organisations that are in need of volunteers in order to fulfil their mission and help the people and communities in Basingstoke & Deane.

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Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people. It allows you to connect with your community and make it a better place. It can also be of great benefit to you, allowing you to gain career experience, learn valuable new skills or to perhaps increase your self confidence. By volunteering, you are able to offer essential help to worthwhile causes, people in need, and the wider community. Many organisations and charities in the local area rely on the generosity of volunteers and are always looking for an extra pair of hands.

Volunteer North Hampshire is our dedicated website advertising volunteering opportunities across North Hampshire, which covers Basingstoke & Deane, Hart and Rushmoor districts. You can search and apply for roles that suit what you are looking for. You can find this volunteering platform below.

If you would like to find out more about volunteering, you can book an appointment at our Volunteer Drop-in Centre. For more information please scroll down or email You can also call us on 01256 423816.

Visit BVA's Volunteer Drop-in Centre

We hold face-to-face drop in sessions at The Orchard to support individual people find meaningful volunteering opportunities. These drop in sessions take place every other Tuesday 10:00-13:00.  Volunteers will be able to meet our team, get advice, and use a computer in our building to register. We will help connect you with the right volunteering opportunities.

It is an opportunity to discuss the kind of activities you enjoy, how often you would like to give your time Once you’ve identified a role that you like the sound of, we can call the organisation on your behalf – or, if you prefer, you can call the organisation in your own time.

Please book an appointment by emailing or by phone calling us on: 01256 423816.

Volunteer for BVA

We are always looking for volunteers to support the work of BVA, whether this be assistance with reception at The Orchard, through to social media and outreach volunteers to help us promote what we do within the community. We have a range of areas that you can support us in and can be found below.

To ask any questions or make an appointment you can contact us at or by phone on 01256 423816. We are open Monday to Friday 9:00 – 15:00.

Community Projects

Directly supporting the delivery of projects where required including our Reboot IT project, Health Walks and other resident facing programmes.


Working with the team to support events and outreach opportunities to generate heightened awareness of the services available to the local community.

Digital and Communications

Providing specific skills and expertise in support of our social media, newsletters, promotions, and digital communications efforts.

Business Development

Help advance BVA’s internal management and planning capacity where required.

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