Somerset Celebrating Volunteering
National Volunteers’ Week
The Somerset Celebrations
This year’s National Volunteers’ Week will take place from Wednesday 1 until Sunday 12 of June, there are an additional five days enabling more people than ever to take part and more time to celebrate. Across the UK hundreds of events are planned to say thank you to volunteers and to recognise the important contribution they make.
Here in Somerset we are keen to:
• Celebrate and say thank you to the people who give up their time, energy and skills to help others.
• Provide a better understanding of what services are available to people through voluntary groups and organisations.
• Increase the number of volunteers and volunteering activity in Somerset by promoting and showcasing the broad range of volunteering opportunities available.
Please join us in celebrating and promoting volunteering in Somerset. You can help us by:
Encouraging your friends to get involved , nominating a "Somerset Star "volunteer, becoming a volunteer or downloading a poster to display in your window.
organisations can help us by :-
• Displaying the Somerset Celebrating Volunteering poster in your local office.
• Encouraging your staff and others to nominate your ‘Somerset Star’ volunteer.
• Supporting local events taking place during National Volunteers Week.
• Letting us know of any events you may have planned so that we can help to publicise them.
• Providing examples of how volunteering has helped your organisation.
Other simple steps you can take:
• Organise a thank you event where you can celebrate the efforts of your volunteers.
• Encourage your employees to volunteer or become trustees.
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Being Part of Somerset Celebrating Volunteering
Help us to develop Somerset Celebrating Volunteering and getting the message out to our communities in Somerset. If you are a volunteer, talk to your group about linking to SCv or if you are an organisation and you value your volunteers lets work together to promote volunteering. CLICK HERE
star volunteers and ORGANISATIONS
If you would like to nominate a star volunteer, organisation or group - click the star !