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On Wednesday 3rd June voluntary organisations, along with their volunteers, are invited to attend a morning of celebration as VAST staff will present volunteers with a certificate for all their dedication. This will be hosted at Stafford’s Community Resource Centre, The HUB.

Following these presentations the doors will then open to the public to all those who are interested in volunteering , whether you are employed, unemployed, retired or a student, we can help find opportunities for you!

Voluntary organisations with volunteering opportunities will be present on the day, as well as VAST’s Engagement Team to help you search for opportunities in your local area using our online volunteer matching system, www.volunteerinstaffordshire.org.uk

We will also be showing a short video, ‘What Volunteering Means to You!’ with footage from local voluntary organisations, businesses and individuals talking about their experiences.

Running order for the day is as follows:

9:30am – 10:00am – Registration for Voluntary Organisations arriving with their Volunteers.(Refreshments on arrival)

10:00am – 10:20am – Presentation from VAST staff and showing of ‘What Volunteering Means to You!’

10:20am – 11:00am – Volunteers from organisations are presented with certificates (this will also include a photo opportunity)

11:00am – 2:00pm – Networking and open to the public

We will also be celebrating Volunteers’ Week on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June at our Newcastle Volunteer Shop! Click here to find out more!