Team Kensington and Chelsea logoAcross the Royal Borough there are hundreds of local people getting involved and volunteering with a huge array of local community groups, charities, networks and public services. If you have always wanted to help out and improve local life in the borough but didn’t know how to or were worried that your schedule would not allow then Team Kensington and Chelsea can help.

In short, Team Kensington and Chelsea aims to help you make a difference by promoting local volunteering opportunities that will enhance community life in the Royal Borough – from photography in Portobello Road to helping adults learn new IT skills and children to brush up on their reading, while highlighting useful resources to find the right role for you with the Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea.

So, do check out the new Team Kensington and Chelsea web portal at www.rbkc.gov.uk/volunteer or come along to our national Volunteer’s Week 2015 celebrations on the following days:

Monday, June 1Sainsbury’s Superstore Ladbroke Grove, 10am-5pm

Tuesday, June 2Imperial College Farmers Market, 10am-5pm

Wednesday, June 3Westway Covered Market, 10am-5pm

Saturday, June 6Notting Hill Farmers Market, 10am-5pm

Team Kensington and Chelsea will be officially launching on Tuesday, June 9 with a Thank You event to celebrate those who volunteer across the borough with the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea. For a sneak peak at the Team Kensington and Chelsea guide, download the pdf.

All current opportunities are listed on www.rbkc.gov.uk/volunteer. For further information and to talk about volunteering in the Royal Borough do contact the Volunteer Centre on 020 8960 3722.

For those thinking of volunteering, why not check out Volunteer England’s short films telling the inspirational stories of volunteers nationally?

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