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Enabling Good Volunteering

We provide brokerage and resources to develop volunteering opportunities and good practice in volunteer involving organisations. We champion volunteering across all sectors in the County, and support people who are new to volunteering to find the right opportunities for them.

Durham Community Action follows the 5 core functions linked to Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation:

  1. Strategic Development of Volunteering – engaging with local networks and decision makers to encourage volunteering to flourish.
  2. Good Practice Development – improving consistency in volunteering programmes.
  3. Developing Volunteering Opportunities –increasing and improving the quantity, quality and diversity of volunteering locally.
  4. Voice for Volunteering – increasing the awareness of issues impacting on volunteering.
  5. Brokerage – providing the general public and all sectors with access to an effective and efficient brokerage service.