Celebrating Volunteers and Volunteering - read their stories

As part of Volunteers’ Week, we are celebrating volunteers with some stories from people who volunteer and groups who have volunteering at their heart. Each day there will be a new story to read to inspire and celebrate the fantastic work that volunteers do and the rewards it brings.

Thursday 1st June

Ways to celebrate volunteers.

DO you need ideas for volunteer’s week? Read Dawn’s post on how to celebrate and reward your volunteers – any time of the year.

Friday 2nd June

Dementia Active have been working on ways to improve the experience of their volunteers, find out more here.

Saturday 3rd June

The Story Museum have volunteers as young as 13 who contribute over 500 hours a year in supporting the museum, find out how they do this here.

Sunday 4th June

Volunteer Connect support organisations in Cherwell with volunteering. Read about their work – A little insight into Volunteer Connect

Monday 5th June

Volunteer Link Up work hard transporting people to and from doctors and hospitals across West Oxfordshire. Find out about why drivers like Jim get involved and the impact for people like Rose. 

Tuesday 6th June

Oxford Brookes have students who volunteer. Eva has been volunteering since she was 19 and currently has 5 volunteering roles, find out why she does this and what motivates her

Wednesday 7th June

OCVA – Jenny, our Volunteering Development Officer, tells us about her volunteer roles and reflects on why she has volunteered.

Jenny at Larkmead School Event
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