Volunteers in action

  • Facepainting a young visitor at the Wild Place project.

  • Checking donated clothes at the British Heart Foundation shop.

  • Adding donated books to the shelves in the Thornbury Lions Bookshop.

  • Collecting donated furniture for sale by the Multiple Sclerosis People’s Help.

  • Staff from Essilor helping in Turnberrie’s garden on an employer-sponsored scheme.

  • Serving a customer at the Over 60s Tearoom in the Town Hall.

  • Red Cross volunteers attending a local event.

  • Guiding a group at WWT Slimbridge.

  • Giving technical advice in Thornbury Library.

  • Serving a customer at the Oxfam Shop.

  • Painting a locomotive cab at the Vale of Berkeley Railway.

  • Cataloguing donated tools at the Thornbury Museum.

News & information

Christmas lunch: Our annual Christmas thank-you lunch 2017 draws 50+ local volunteers. More.

Alan Hudson Award 2017: We are proud to present the 2017 award for volunteering achievement to Thornbury Foodbank.

Christmas closing dates announced: Our office will be closed between 18 December and 1 January inclusive, reopening on Tuesday 2 January.

Fun and profit at the Swan! The Wednesday night quiz nights at the Swan during November raised £665 for our funds. More information.

Bags of help please! We have been chosen as a finalist in the Tesco Bags of Help scheme in its Thornbury store. More information.

Newsletter: Our 2017 newsletter has been published. Get it here.

Plans for 2018: Next year is our 30th anniversary. We plan events to bring organisations and volunteers closer together. Details here..

Personal Resilience and Stress Management Training: Tools to help you feel less stressed. 31 January 2018. More information.

Experiences: Michele tells how a local company restored her confidence and helped her back into work.

Volunteering opportunities: Most of our many volunteering opportunities are advertised nationally and can be searched online here. Some are advertised locally only and are listed here.

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Thornbury Volunteer Centre is a registered charity, number 1004285. This site © Thornbury Volunteer Centre. Site design by Michael Quinion. Last updated 1 Jan. 2017.