Community Wish List

Voluntary Action Elmbridge assist the Forum by matching a charity’s need with an organisation with the ability to deliver that need.

VAE is part of the local support and development network which operates in Surrey and provides help and support for voluntary, community and faith organisations by:-

  • providing an effective and accessible volunteer recruitment and placement service and ensuring ‘Best Practice’ in the management and support of volunteers,
  • developing a volunteering ethos in Elmbridge through liaison work with schools, businesses, public bodies etc,
  • providing liaison services, promoting cross sector relationships,
  • providing an independent voice for the VCS in Elmbridge, representing the sector to other agencies, statutory and public,
  • contributing to strategic partnerships,
  • encouraging the local VCS to have a closer relationship with statutory, public and private partners,
  • creating an efficient organisational infrastructure.
Organisation Task Description No. of people req Hours/Days
Whiteley Village Have a number events coming up over the Spring/Summer and would benefit from the help from teams for set up/running stands/marshalling etc. 5+ not specified
Mediation North Surrey Would love the help from a team or an individual to design and produce an events display package for Mediation North Surrey to use at open days, community fairs etc.  1+  not specified
Elmbridge and Runnymede Talking Newspaper Help with funding, last year we were in deficit, but we’re fortunate to receive a legacy in March.  1+ not specified
Relate West Surrey Very interested in corporate support with fundraising. We have charity places in the London Marathon and the Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100 cycle ride for example.

Nomination in – Charity of the Year

 1+ not specified
Music in Hospitals Help needed to promote the organisation in the local community Sharing skills

Employee challenge days

Financial/fundraising support

 1+ not specified
Dyscover Providing one off bono supportFinancial/fundraising support

Raffle prizes

Collection boxes at till points/reception

Nomination in – Charity of the Year

 1+ not specified
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Helping with poster distribution.  Donating unwanted clothing  1+ not specified
Elmbridge Community Link Financial Support


Nomination in – Charity of the Year

Raffle Prizes

 1+ not specified
London Bus Museum Financial Support/Fundraising


Donating unwanted equipment,furniture etc

Offering one off pro bono support


 1+ not specified


This wishlist is updated directly by VAE so please contact them on 01372 463587 or email if you are interested in any of the projects below.