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Welcome to Rushmoor Voluntary Services

We are the Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) in Rushmoor. Our role in the community is to champion volunteering and to help and support any voluntary or community group working in the borough of Rushmoor.

Our Mission Statement

In partnership with the voluntary, statutory and business sectors, enabling all the people of Rushmoor to play a full and active part in the life of the local community.

Where we cover, and are located

The area we cover contains Aldershot, Farnborough, North Camp and Blackwater Valley in the north east corner of Hampshire.

On the map, 'X' shows where our offices are in The Community Centre, Meudon Avenue, central Farnborough, GU14 7LE (click map for larger version). Our office address, phone and email details are at the foot of each page.

RVS is a Membership Organisation

Membership is free to any voluntary or community group working to the benefit of people in Rushmoor.

If you would like to become a member of RVS, download an Application Form from our Resources / RVS Operations page.

RVS is a Member of its Representative Associations:

The National body for councils for voluntary service, National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA).

And the Hampshire CVS Network.

Our Role

RVS is a hub for organisations wanting to promote their services; for those seeking volunteer help and for those seeking to make links with other organisations in the area, including funders.

RVS is a hub for individuals, those wishing to volunteer and those seeking a service for their needs.

RVS  manage community projects for Supported Volunteering; for the Homehelp service for cleaning and shopping and for Community Transport via minibus hire and through the provision of the Dial-a-Ride service.

RVS holds a Voluntary Sector Forum (VSF) once per quarter offering a platform for presentations from member organisations and a networking opportunity for attendees.

RVS publishes a quarterly newsletter in both electronic and print formats; distributes a monthly bulletin with the latest news; and circulates daily news and announcements to its e-mailing list as both a service for member organisations and itself.

The Resources on this site

This website assists our role and our mission to champion volunteering in Rushmoor and to help enable all the people of Rushmoor to play a full and active part in the life of the local community.

Arranged below are groups of links to pages in this website relevant to each role we perform.

For Organisations: (The notation shows the page in the website's menu.)

For Individuals: (The notation used shows the page in the website's menu.)

Partner Projects: (The notation used shows the page in the website's menu.)

Voluntary Sector Forum (VSF): (The notation used shows the page in the website's menu.)

  • Community Support / VSF

Publications, Newsletters, Bulletins, Announcements: (The notation used shows the page in the website's menu.)

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Date of last update: August 2017

Rushmoor Voluntary Services, The Community Centre, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7LE

Tel: 01252 540162 Fax: 01252 370500

Email: info@rvs.org.uk

Registered Charity - 1059794