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Volunteer Week 2017

by | Jun 7, 2017 |

Volunteers week has taken place this year from 1st-7th June 2017. There were great events going on all across the country to celebrate the help volunteers ar o the community, and we celebrated them in our own way too.

Volunteer Thank You Barbeque
June 1st 5-9pm at Wellington College

For this event, organisations from across Berkshire bought tickets for their staff and volunteers. Those who attended the event enjoyed the BBQ food and the bar as well as the beautiful venu nd the great entertainment, which included a Barbershop Quartet who sang throughout the evening. We had some wonderful feedback from those who attended:

Thank you to one and all for the lovely evening today. It was much appreciated; the venue was beautiful, the food delicious and most of all, it was nice to meet others. ” – One of our Volunteer Community Navigators

Thank you and your team very much for a most enjoyable evening.  Excellent food, drink and entertainment in a delightful venue.” – Sandhurst Stroke and Disabled Club

Volunteer Information Event
Jun th 10am-4pm at Coffee Republic

Organised by our Volunteers Manager, Yvette Hockley, this event was organised to get the public more involved in the voluntary sector. Various local organisations attended and had stalls with information to give to potential volunteers. 

It was a great chance for local people to find out about volunteering opportunities and how to get involved. There were representatives from ABC to Read, BARA, Berkshire Vision, Bracknell library Service, Crowthorne and Easthampstead Rotary Clubs, Homestart, Me 2 Club, St Pauls Contact Centre, SEAP, Sustrans, Thames Hospice, U3A, and Youthline. We would like to say a big thank you to Coffee Republic and its staff for hosting us.