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Volunteers Week 1st - 7th June 2015

Volunteers Week 1st - 7th June 2015

22 May 2015

Volunteers’ Week is nearly here and it’s a great opportunity to say thank you to volunteers and to highlight the amazing work they do.

So from the 1-7 June, have a party, make a cake, give a card or just take a few minutes to tell your volunteers how special and valued they are.

 

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

15 May 2015

Pilot inspection of Kent’s effectiveness in meeting its responsibilities for disabled children and young people and those who have special educational needs

 

Short Breaks Service

vawk short breaks service

25 Feb 2015

More About VAWK's Short Breaks Service

 

“Strictly is staying in Tunbridge Wells for 2015”

Strictly is staying in Tunbridge Wells for 2015

17 Dec 2014

The Tunbridge Wells Tea Dances will return in the new year.  If you enjoy meeting new people, listening to live music and dancing then the tea dances are just right for you.  They start in January and run once a month.

Time 2.pm  - 4.30pm Venue The Camden Centre, Tunbridge Wells

 

VAWK Impact Report 2014-15

VAWK Impact Report 2014-15

12 Jun 2014


To view our new and exciting 2014 Impact Report please click here

 

Play our 500 Club Lottery

Play our 500 Club Lottery

24 Jun 2013

Please Play our 500 Club Lottery and help support our projects. 

Today we had our 2 4th 500 club draw! Congratulations to Christine who won £50!

Also to Stella who won £20 and Linda who won £10!

 

 

 

The Kent Volunteers Advisory Group's Newletter

10 Jun 2013

The Kent Volunteers Advisory Group’s newsletter, Get Involved, has lots of inspirational stories and information about volunteering across Kent. VAWK is thrilled to see Weekend Fun Clubs, Safe, 121 Young Carers and Business in the Community included.

 
 
 

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Voluntary Action Within Kent has been registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as an Umbrella body since 2009.  As an Umbrella body we act as an intermediary between voluntary and community organisations who choose to use our service.Voluntary Action Within Kent is a local Kent based organisation, so can provide you with a personalised DBS service.  You are more than a name on a form to us… we know you by face and are more than happy to talk through questions and queries.Why you should use Voluntary Action Within Kent as an Umbrella BodyWe have the administration resources and expertise in DBS.We meet and exceed the minimum threshold requirements and conditions of registrations.You do not have to pay the DBS registration fee, or you may not process enough applications per annum to become a registered body.We provide help and assistance in order to comply with the DBS Code of Practice.We can use our experience to help you understand the information provided in a DBS check.We ensure that forms are processed quickly and efficiently.If you are a registered charity that exists to help and support voluntary and community organisations please contact Diane Brenham, to see if we can help. Telephone 01892 530330 or by email: diane.brenham@vawk.org.uk  More information regarding Disclosures for applicants can be obtained on website atwww.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs.
 
 

Contact Details

Voluntary Action Within Kent
John Spare House, 17-19 Monson Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent,
TN1 1LS

Telephone:
01892 530330
Fax:
01892 532539
Email:
info@vawk.org.uk

Offices also throughout Kent and Medway

Registered charity number 1108388
Registered company number 5354482