Your Gateway to Volunteering in North Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough. The Volunteer Centre Bedford is the local volunteer development agency covering North Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough. We are a charity and we link people who want to volunteer with organisations needing volunteering help. Whether you wish to volunteer yourself or are part of an organisation needing to recruit volunteers you can find the information you need to get started right here.
The Volunteer Centre Bedford (formerly Bedford Volunteer Bureau) was opened in November 1984. The geographic area we cover is Bedford Borough (including all of North Bedfordshire) & North Central Bedfordshire (formerly Mid Bedfordshire).The Centre holds a Quality Mark to show it meets these core functions. The Quality Mark was awarded by the national umbrella body "Volunteering England". The work of the Volunteer Centre is independently quality assessed by Volunteering England every 3 years. Our most recent assessment took place in June 2007 and we received maximum marks in each of our 6 core functions.