Awards Evening 2017
A warm welcoming to the Shire Hall Project
Winner of the Volunteer Centre bake off
Volunteer Centre Dorset
Dorchester Carnival June 2018
Awards Evening 2017
Best overall entry at the Dorchester carnival
No weeds allowed in this garden!



Privacy Notices (How we use personal information)

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR): How we use personal information for Volunteering.

We process personal data relating to various roles within the Volunteer Centre Dorset. Therefore, we need a certain amount of personal data includes identifiers such as Name (Current and Previous), Date of Birth, Contact details: i.e. Address, Telephone numbers, and in certain cases (Emergency Contact Details).

Volunteer Centre Dorset is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We DO NOT share information about you with third parties without your consent.


The reason for collecting this data is - For brokerage purposes to help promote volunteering within the county of Dorset, once again we DO NOT share your information with third parties without your consent.

Information will be securely retained on Volunteer Connect which is held on a secure server, which is password protected and are only accessible by Volunteer Centre Dorset staff who have been trained in the use of the system.


Links to other websites - Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information- You as a volunteer may choose the data you wish to provide, only the data you choose to provide will be held on our system.

You also have the right to request to be removed from our database at any time.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us by post or by telephoning 01305 269214 or emailing

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the following address below.

Contact Details: 

The Volunteer Centre

The Coach House

Acland Road



DT1 1EF   

We will promptly correct or remove your information if you wish your personal data to be removed for Volunteer Centre Dorset.

Please contact us if you require more information or explanation of our privacy policy.

Volunteering Links

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Volunteer Centre Dorset has launched Volunteer Connect, our new interactive database for Volunteers, Organisations and their Voluntary roles. Please click the links below to get started.

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