NEWS

We have a new vacancy at Involve for Deputy Chief Executive.  Deputy CEO
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Hours: Full time...

We are currently recruiting volunteers for our new Cancer Support Service. For more information, or to apply, please contact Alison...

Involve have launched a new service, Involve Home Help, based on demand from our cleaning service.  Involve Home Help can offer help...

Civil Society Consultation
 
Have your say on how government can work with and for civil society to tackle challenges and...

Due to poor weather conditions, Involve may have to cancel activities through the week. Please check the website and social media for...

Involve Carers has joined with Carers’ Support – Ashford, Shepway & Swale, Carers’ Support – Canterbury, Dover & Thanet, Carers...

Our next OPF returns on Tuesday 20th February at the Hazlitt Theatre. Maidstone’s Older People’s Forum is a great opportunity for people...

Involve Carers were delighted to receive a donation of £2736.50 from 2 brothers and their friends who successfully completed the 3 Peaks...

VOLUNTEERING AND ENGAGEMENT OFFICER
Salary: £18-£20,000 depending on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Holiday: 25...

Kent Fire & Rescue can provide a free home safety visit - see information below or click here to visit their website   Just...

Involve are pleased to share that they have been awarded with £3,916.70 from Co-op members. This money will be used for our Get Involved...

Have your say - Kent Carers Matter survey Involve Carers, Involve Kent is joining with four other carers organisations across Kent to...

Our Annual Report for 2016/17 is now available, please click here to view Click here to view the accounts

Involve have launched a range of Saturday craft workshops for those who aren't able to attend during the week. These are all inclusive, so...

Involve have been awarded a KCC members grant of £350 from Dan Daley and Shellina Prendergast. The grant will be going towards an event...

Garfield Weston funds Volunteering for Wellbeing project Our ‘Volunteering for Wellbeing’ project has been awarded £20,000 from the...

New Involve service launching – ‘Helping you Home’ We are delighted to announce we have been awarded funding from Maidstone Borough...

HAVE YOUR SAY- WHAT ARE THE ISSUES FOR DIFFERENT ETHNIC COMMUNITIES AND NATIONALITIES IN MAIDSTONE? How can we develop community...

Involve Older People are pleased to announce that they have been awarded £9,166 by the Postcode Community Trust.  This grant will...

Involve’s Summer Art School is all about animals!
We have been working with our Artist in Residence, Nicola Flower, to come up with...

Involve presented at the NHS 'One Patient' conference yesterday (Thursday 22nd June) for nurses and health professionals on the importance...

Amazing news! Our application to the Lottery 'Reaching Communities' fund has been successful, they are awarding us £409,682! The funding...

Ricks Tech Support offer 1-2-1 technology tutorials so that you can learn at your own pace.  The best part is that they are giving a...

For those who missed the VCS Focus Group on 8th May, please see the downloads below: Involve Kent: Support for the Sector Stronger Kent...

Click here to download the latest edition of the Carers newsletter

Do you provide care, unpaid, to a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot...

Involve Kent and Macmillan have worked in partnership since 2012 to deliver a community based volunteer service across West Kent and...

IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM INVOLVE Following significant changes to funding and contracts last year, the Trustees of Involve Kent initiated a...

Carer Engagement Survey Activmob are working with KCC to meet and speak with unpaid carers across the county to understand their views...

New Indoor Bowls Group Runs every Friday from 24th February to 31st March £2 per week or £10 for the 6 week course Maidstone Community...

Involve’s cleaning service, part of its Independent Living service, has recently taken on new staff to cater to even more...

Involve Kent is delighted to announce it has bagged £5,000 from a Tesco funding scheme. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its...

We have just launched our fundraising campaign for this years Christmas dinner for clients of Involve Older People.  Every year this...

Please click here to see the latest news from the Involve Carers team.

  Please click here to see the report. Please click here to see the accounts for 2015/16.

From the team at Bluebird Care:   We are pleased to announce that Involve Carers have recently been awarded the Bluebird Community...

Office Volunteer Needed at Involve A vital part of the Involve transport service is the booking and coordination of trips and support is...

Carers UK have released the following news:    Government is consulting on whether it should transfer responsibility for...

Thank you to the 95 organisations who responded to our recent Annual Impact Survey. This represented an amazing 24% response rate from our...

Training to build and grow your organisation New training with Involve! Eight sessions to help grow and develop your...

Looking to volunteer for a one-off event? Our 'Movers' service offers you the chance to get involved with single events, without making a...

Updates and comment from Jon Rouse, Director General, Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at Department of...

Thank you to Maidstone resident Lucy Brown for raising £210 for our Macmillan Volunteer Service for her 100th birthday! Lucy...

The overall aim of VCS Support Services is to enhance the community and improve the quality of life for local people by strengthening and...

Involve will be soon be launching 'Kent Sheds', a project enabling people to meet, socialise and build skills in DIY and woodwork. The...

The Involve Volunteer Centre will be hosting an open day on Tuesday 1st March. The event will provide members of the public with...

The Involve Volunteer Centre is pleased to announce that they will now be hosting the NHS Stop Smoking service every Friday from 10am to...

Self-Injury Support is asking for help to develop and contribute to new, experienced led information about self harm.  For more...

Thank you to all of those who volunteered at our Christmas Eve Party for older people. Over 90 older people enjoyed a three course meal,...

Medway River Flood Management It is now almost two years since the floods of Christmas 2013 and in the wake of the dreadful flooding in...

Involve Movers provides one-off volunteering opportunities for events in Maidstone and Malling for people who would like to volunteer but...

  New research from Carers UK has found that the value of the contribution made by carers in the UK is now worth a staggering...

 Involve Kent are happy to present our Impact Report 2014/15 and Annual Accounts.  Click the image above to read the PDF...

Welcome to the brand new website for Involve Kent (Formerly Voluntary Action Maidstone)!   We hope that the new site will increase...

  Involve Kent will be working alongside the Maidstone Community Support Centre in developing plans for a cross-platform...