Voluntary Centre Services supports volunteers and voluntary and community organisations across West Lincolnshire.

As well as operating accredited Volunteer Centres in Lincoln, Gainsborough and Sleaford that deal with over 2,000 volunteer enquiries each year, we can offer help to anyone wishing to set up a group, funding advice and access to news and networks in the voluntary and community sector. We have an active team of invaluable volunteers working alongside staff to deliver services across our districts.

We also deliver a programme of volunteer management training which is available for anyone who finds themselves with responsibility for volunteers.

We hope you’ll find everything you’re looking for on our site, but please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.

Getting started as a volunteer

Finding the right volunteering opportunity is easy. Contact your local Volunteer Centre to arrange an informal appointment* with a volunteer advisor.

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Support for groups

Our three sites offer services to support community and voluntary sector groups, clubs and organisations in the west area of Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire Volunteering

Lincolnshirevolunteering.org.uk is a new, single-point-of-access website for Lincolnshire’s Volunteer Centres. 

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Training and Events

Voluntary Centre Services runs a regular training programme for staff and volunteers in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, on a wide range of topics.

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Social Prescribing

Social prescribing is a means of enabling primary care services to refer patients with social, emotional or practical needs to a range of local, non-clinical services, when a medical intervention or just treating clinical origins is not getting to the root of the person’s needs.

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The Network

The Network is a one-stop-shop for young people in Lincoln, based on the ground floor within City Hall.

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What is Greater Lincolnshire MOVE?

  MOVE is a 3-year project, funded by the Big Lottery and ESF, aiming to help people into paid work.

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Talent Match

Talent Match is a Big Lottery Fund project managed by The Prince’s Trust that helps young people aged 18 to 24 who are out of work for more than 12 months.

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