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Community Caretakers

Community Caretaker Scheme

Volunteer as a Community Caretaker, borrow equipment and help to make your local community become a better place.

What is a Community Caretaker?

A Community Caretaker is a volunteer who gives up their spare time to help the community.

Community Caretakers can help with anything which helps the local community, including:

  • litter picking
  • painting
  • planting
  • sweeping
  • repairs
  • clearing snow

Community Caretakers have access to community stores. A community store is a local unit holding tools, materials, equipment and protective clothing.

Once registered, Community Caretakers will receive a welcome pack containing a project guide and a map of the community stores.

Find your nearest community store

What next?

Once you’ve registered as a Community Caretaker, you then have the option to submit any projects or ideas you have to Dover District Council. You can do this by clicking the ‘register your project’. 

Projects are split into 2 categories.

Small Projects – Short projects with 3 or less community caretakers.

Large Projects – Longer projects with 4 or more community caretakers.


Click here to see local projects


Volunteer to become a Community Caretaker  

Registering your project

 Register your project


If you have any questions regarding the Community Caretaker process, please email  Community@dover.gov.uk.  


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Changing details or unsubscribing

If you would like to amend your information or unlist yourself from the Community Caretakers register, please email  community@dover.gov.uk.

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