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VOLUNTEERS

Salvation Army

http://www1.salvationarmy.org/ihq/www_sa.nsf

The Salvation Army is an international movement, sharing in the mission of Christ for the salvation and transformation of the world in over a hundred countries. You can learn more about the mission and activities of the international Salvation Army at this Web site

WRVS

http://www.wrvs.org.uk/

Our volunteers are people who care about the community they live in, and want to make it a better place. Their willingness to give up their time to offer help and friendship is what makes our services special; their knowledge and experience help us to respond to local needs.

British Civil Defence

http://www.britishcivildefence.org/index.html#welcome

Non-Government Voluntary Civil Protection Organisations united and dedicated to saving life and alleviating suffering nationally and world-wide. Supported entirely by donations, subscriptions and bequests

British Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org.uk/index.asp?id=39992

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.

St John Ambulance

http://www.sja.org.uk/

Raynet

http://www.raynet-uk.net/

RAYNET, The Radio Amateurs’ Emergency Network is the UK’s national voluntary communications service provided for the community by licensed radio amateurs.

St Andrew’s First Aid

http://www.firstaid.org.uk/

We provide first aid cover wherever it is needed, from local community events to T in the Park, SPL and SFL football matches and international sporting fixtures.

Learndirect – Managing Volunteers

http://catalogue.learndirect.co.uk/courses/100408SM001/

This online course has been specifically designed to enable you to be a better volunteer leader, no matter what field of voluntary work you're involved in. The pressures on voluntary workers have increased significantly over the last few years, in an ever more commercial environment where voluntary organisations are being required to improve efficiency.