Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make.
During the week, hundreds of events and celebrations take place across the country, saying thank you to volunteers and recognising their invaluable and diverse contribution to the UK.
On Wednesday 5 June, 12:00pm-2:00pm there will be a volunteering showcase in the Albany Arcade in Halifax Borough Market, providing information about volunteering opportunities across the Calderdale area. Have your lunch and find out more.
Across this Volunteers Week website (https://volunteersweek.org/) you’ll find inspiring volunteering stories, ways to get involved in the week and free downloadable resources to help make your celebrations a success.
You can also download a communications pack containing key information about the purpose and aim of the campaign, how to get involved, key messages and statistics and template posts that you can use across your organisations’ social media accounts.
The campaign was established in 1984 by Volunteering England, which merged with NCVO in 2013. NCVO now leads this UK-wide campaign.Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make.
As part of Volunteers Week (1-7 June) VAC will be hosting an open day at a residential care home in Todmorden for anyone interested in finding out more about the Molly and Bill project or Quality Voice and the new volunteering opportunities available in the Upper Valley.
Tuesday 5 June, 2:00pm-4:00pm VAC Volunteer Open Afternoon at Ferney Lee Residential Care Home, Ferney Lee Road, Todmorden, OL14 5JW.
VAC will also be attending two open sessions hosted by the VSI Alliance to recruit new volunteers in Halifax.
Thursday 7 June, 2:00pm-4:00pm Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Hope Street Resource Centre, Halifax .
Friday 8 June, 10:00am-12:00pm Mayor’s Charity Stall in Halifax Town Centre
If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering at VAC feel free to attend a drop in session.
If you cant make one of the above then please get in touch with us directly
VAC is always looking for new volunteers to get involved in our different projects. Comprehensive training is provided to volunteers and sessions are arranged regularly to induct new volunteers. There is ongoing support to all volunteers who take part in the projects.
Volunteer at one of the events below
- Tuesday 6 June – Countryside Volunteering
- Thursday 8 June – VAC Volunteer Open Day
- Thursday 8 June – Countryside Volunteering (Shibden Park)
- Tuesday 13 June – Volunteering Fayre (Bradford)
- Wednesday 14 June – The Changing Face of Volunteering
If you’re looking for more about events visit www.volunteersweek.org.uk and take a look at their events map or if you have any questions or comments about Volunteers Week 2017 or volunteering in general please contact email@example.com