• The Sherriff's Roashow

    The Sherriff of Canterbury is the patron of Canterbury & Herne Bay Volunteer Centre. Our
    former Lord Mayor, Ann Taylor was our patron last year in 2013. Here she is visiting Denstead
    Forest School as part of the"Sherriff's Roadshow" organised by the Canterbury & Herne Bay
    Volunteer Centre. The current Sherriff of Canterbury is Robert Jones..


  • Get In Tune


    Our annual "Tune in to Volunteering" event which is held in the grounds of the Priory at Cantebury
    Christ Church University. Along with the presentations of certificates, a buffet and music is also provided.
    This event takes place in the first week of June as part of Volunteers Week. We invite all organisations
    and volunteers in the Canterbury District to this free event.

  • Healthy Homes and Healthy Minds

    Scenes from our gardening and home maintenance project. We offer a low-cost service
    for, predominantly, older people in the Canterbury District. This scheme has been running
    since 2008 and is funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
    If you are interested in using or volunteering with this project please contact us.

Get Involved

If you wish to register as a volunteer with the Canterbury & Herne Bay Volunteer Centre please download this form and return this to us.

If you represent an organisation and wish to advertise a volunteering opportunity with us, download this form.

  • What is Volunteering?

    We define volunteering as any activity that involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims to benefit the environment or someone (individuals or groups). Volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual. If you are interested in volunteering please contact us.

  • Volunteers

    The personal benefits of volunteering are huge and can range from helping you to meet new people, keeping you active while unemployed, helping you build up new areas of your C.V., giving you a good reference and much more besides. If you are interested in volunteering please contact us.
  • Organisations

    We aim to support, promote and develop volunteering opportunities within the Canterbury District. If you are a local charity, a voluntary or community group or not for profit organisation, a Public Sector organisation or Private Sector organisation, If you are seeking volunteers please contact us.