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Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead (VARB) is a local charity that matches volunteers with voluntary, community and public sector organisations who need volunteer support. If you want to volunteer to support your community you can:
Look at “More Ways to Get Involved” for details
Register to receive a regular email bulletin with details of current volunteer requests - which you can respond to if suitable
Voluntary group or organisation
If you are a local group or organisation that needs volunteers, you can register with Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead (VARB) and they will promote your volunteer roles for details or contact [email protected].
VARB also has a range of useful resources and guidance to support local volunteer groups.
The government has issued advice on how to help safely for people who are providing essential support to friends and family who are in isolation.
Whilst the vast majority of people offering help are genuine, a small minority will be using this situation to exploit and potentially harm vulnerable people. By using established organisations we reduce the likelihood of our residents being exposed to potential harm. Here are some simple steps you can take to avoid scams.