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Ex Bollywood producer turned charity worker wins top award for her work with migrants

Latest News from CSV - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 4:14pm

Gauri Desai, a former Bollywood producer who now works for Community Service Volunteers (CSV) has won a prestigious Active Citizens of Europe Award (ACE) for her work with migrants in Ipswich.

Gauri, 45, came to Ipswich from India with her husband and son ten years ago and started volunteering with CSV to help her fit in with the Suffolk community, make friends and use her skills.

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"Our Environment, Our Future" funded portfolio launched

Latest News from CSV - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:44am

Our Environment, Our Future is a Big Lottery funded portfolio that will see £30m being invested across the UK to support young people (aged 11-24) to improve their local environments. 

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:05pm

 

The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:05pm

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:04pm

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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Bank on helping the environment with an Action Earth grant

Latest News from CSV - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 3:33pm

In recent weeks, outdoor volunteers across Scotland have been planning a series of environmental activities to welcome in the autumnal months.

Activities will see disability groups developing a horticultural centre in Falkirk, Ethnic Minority Women’s Groups training in gardening skills in North Edinburgh, and a commuters group in Croy reclaiming derelict land around the train station, to name but a few.

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Honouring the fallen from Durham – World War One exhibition opens at Chester-le-Street Library

Latest News from CSV - Fri, 15/08/2014 - 1:04pm

A free pop-up exhibition, uncovering the stories of some of the 80,000+ members of the Durham Light Infantry who served in WW1 opens on July 29th at the Chester-le-Street Library.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) has created the exhibition in partnership with Chester-le-Street Heritage Group which brings together photographs, letters, keepsakes, uniforms and medals - reflecting the North East’s heritage and the human cost of war.

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Volunteering charity joins library to open WW1 Commemoration Garden

Latest News from CSV - Fri, 15/08/2014 - 12:54pm

A commemoration garden built in memory of the 100 year anniversary of the First World War will open at Oakdale Library, Poole, on Saturday 26th July.

Thanks to a project by CSV’s Retired and Senior Volunteers, visitors will be able to enjoy a transformed garden home to poppies, planters and a plaque dedicated to the memory of the fallen.

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European trip helps volunteers understand and exchange cultural values

Latest News from CSV - Fri, 15/08/2014 - 12:41pm
    Fourteen volunteers from across the UK including teenagers from Hackney, Manchester and Wales have returned home from a 12-day cultural exchange trip to France.   The young people, who all volunteer with national charity Community

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