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Our Greatest Asset is Our People.

Queens Award For Voluntary Service

Volunteer-led Luton based social enterprise, NINE RED Presents… (CIC) have been honoured with a 2016 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK and the equivalent of an individual MBE.

NRP responds to the needs of its local community; supporting and enhancing lives of socially disadvantaged groups, including victims of abuse; running community projects which provide skill attainment, education, artistic pursuits and counselling. 

Chief Executive Officer, Debra Knight LL.B (Hons) and Managing Director, Gordon Davis, who are the energy at the heart of organisation, both volunteers and responsible for the day running of all NINE RED’s projects and services, attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 24 May at which the Queen and other winners of this year’s award were present. In all 193 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups across the UK received the prestigious award, which recognises their outstanding work in their communities.


Volunteer Opportunities

Join our dedicated and hardworking team of almost 40 volunteers carry out an astounding range of roles including; Counselling, Art Therapy, Exhibitions, Carnival and Performance Arts, Digital Art and Design. All experts in their own fields, the volunteers give their time freely to ensure that NRP services and events run smoothly, and both clients and beneficiaries alike enjoy the best possible service.

Roles Include:


Arts & Crafts,

Bid writing,

Creative Arts, 

Compliamentary and Creative Practitioners,



General Maintenance,   


Project Management


Sewing & Handicrafts

Volunteer Management


Volunteers Supported

By sharing and collecting volunteer feedback, we empower our volunteers and improve their experience. 

By having clearly defined policies and procedures that are shared with volunteers during induction. 

By highlighting the impact of our volunteers on our community, volunteers can see how much their work is appreciated. 

By providing in-depth volunteer orientation and training, providing volunteers with confidence and enthusiasm.       

By  providing workplace experience to bridge gaps on CV’s, support career transition or educational placements. thereby investing in our volunteers’ skill development,    

By celebrating our volunteers annually at our end of Summer Volunteer gathering, to recognise the contributions of all volunteers to our projects.

Supporting our volunteers comes in many practical forms. In essence we care and appreciate their hard work and dedication.  We understand that our greatest asset is our people.

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Where We Are

“Sundon Square Garden”

Leagrave Park

Sundon Park Road




About NRP