New digital service to connect volunteers with charities

A new digital service to connect skilled volunteers with charities around the UK has been launched by Reach Volunteering, a specialist volunteering support charity.

The new web database enables charities and volunteers to search for each other, manage contacts and communicate directly though the service. It features searchable public volunteer profiles, showing skills and interests so charities can find the best match for them.

Volunteering opportunities posted on the site will also be posted on Linkedin to provide greater exposure for the roles and attract interest from people who might not have previously considered a volunteering role.

Janet Thorne, chief executive of Reach said: “The new online service will transform the way skilled volunteers and charities connect and will increase the range and number of skilled volunteers and trustees recruited by charities.

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