Volunteering

BRCC offers a range of volunteering and work experience opportunities, whether you are looking to get more involved in your local community or seeking a way into employment.

These include:

Ivel Valley Conservation Volunteers

The Ivel Valley Conservation Volunteers (IVCV) have been undertaking weekly tasks in east Bedfordshire for nearly 20 years.

For more information please contact Richard Lawrence by email (preferred) on richardl@bedsrcc.org.uk or by phone on 07534 484984

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Volunteers working in Warden Abbey Vineyard

Warden Abbey Community Vineyard

The vineyard is now cared for all year round by volunteers.

If you are interested in getting involved, please email: Jane Markham.
There is also lots of information on the vineyard website at: www.wardenvineyard.org.uk

Wellbeing Walk Leaders

Wellbeing walks are regular walks which are free and open to all – though aimed particularly at people who are presently doing little or no exercise – and usually last for about an hour.

Contact Mike Fayers on (01234) 832619 or email mikef@bedsrcc.org.uk

Walking for health group of people
fingers pointing at laptop screen

You Can Do IT! Digital Inclusion Project

Could you help people with using the internet to support their health and wellbeing?

To show someone how to use online patient tools, find health information or connect with support groups? And crucially help them feel independent and in control?

If yes, then why not volunteer as a Digital Health Champion today?

For more information, email YouCanDoIT@bedsrcc.org.uk or phone 01234 838771.

Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre

There are a number of volunteering opportunities available at the Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre. The gift shop and original Victorian booking office are staffed by volunteers.

Please contact Stephen Sleight on (01234) 832645 or email stephens@bedsrcc.org.uk

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Good Neighbours volunteers at celebration event

Other opportunities

There are also opportunities to be elected as a member of the BRCC Board of Trustees.

Alternatively, why not get in touch with your local Good Neighbour Scheme.