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Professionals – everyone has skills that you've learnt through work or your hobbies. We can help match your skills with people in your local community who really need that skill.

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Share your skills not just your time!

CSV is running a major initiative called The Professionals which aims to encourage people to share their skills, not just their time.

Funded by the Cabinet Office through their Social Action Fund the project aims to reach people who haven’t thought of using their skills to benefit charities, small organisations or individuals.  Whether you are a competent cook, a brilliant bookkeeper, a fun-loving fundraiser or a diligent director you may have skills your community needs.

CSV also needs a wide range of small organisations who need volunteers to come forward.

Volunteer now! Everyone has a skill they can share!

Listen to:

CSV Make a Difference volunteer Anjala Farmah, Leicester

Anjala came to CSV’s Professionals to see what she could do with her skills. She now volunteers with The Princes Trust as a Business Mentor, for young people. She tells us what inspires her to make a difference in her spare time. Read more

If you’d like to hear more stories from the volunteers themselves listen here.

Do you want to take part?

Register here:


CSV Retirement book

CSV has produced a booklet to help guide people who are about to retire through some of the possibilities of keeping active through volunteering in retirement.