Congleton Community Projects (CCP) and Volunteer Action Congleton (VAC) – here you can understand:

  • why CCP and VAC encourage volunteering,
  • what it means to volunteer in your community
  • how we can safely steer you through the process.

Why do we involve volunteers?

CCP values volunteers. We recognise the hugely significant and valuable role that volunteers play in enhancing our work in the community. We encourage and support volunteer involvement in all the events and activities we deliver to the community.

VAC is a hub that manages volunteers in Congleton. VAC identifies opportunities for volunteers and matches them on an individual basis, while providing ongoing help, support and mentoring.

There are lots of volunteering opportunities all over Congleton and at VAC we work hard, with our personal approach, to find the right opportunity for you.

CCP and VAC are now working together to promote and encourage volunteering in Congleton.

  • want to volunteer but don’t know where to start?–  email Jo or Alison, or give us a call for a chat –  for details click on our contact page
  • check  the Get Involved pages for local groups and organisations to see what activities might take your fancy and then contact us.
  • or contact groups directly by clicking on their website links

If you are ready to volunteer – keep an eye on the current volunteer opportunities below and apply directly

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Caudwell Children

Based in Keele, but with outreach in Congleton, you can get involved and support Caudwell Children in many ways. You could do a fundraiser, volunteer, complete a challenge, donate or join us in a corporate partnership.

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Volunteering with the NHS

A Chance to Give Back By Eve Naden – Volunteer coordinator CVS Cheshire East

Volunteering is a great way to make a real difference and connect with people who care as much as you do. Volunteering not only strengthens resilience but reinforces a culture of compassion and empathy. Nowhere is this more impactful than in a hospital, especially in our current volunteering crisis. In 2023, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) found that volunteering among adults had dropped from 11% to 6%1. For an organisation like the NHS, volunteers are immensely valued—and if you’re looking to give back, it’s the perfect opportunity to do something that matters.

Without mentioning the coronavirus elephant in the room, I’m sure we all know a health professional or an NHS staff member that has helped us, a friend, or a family member in some way. Whether providing a service or simply offering support – even clarifying some information or a process – there is no denying that we are lucky to have the NHS. So, why not volunteer?…

Read Eve’s full article by clicking ‘website’ below

Volunteer Policy

Download the CCP policy for volunteers

If you would like to hear more about how to volunteer with Congleton Community Projects, or if you already have a suggestion about how you can help we would love for you to get in touch via our contact form.