Volunteers' Week - 'volunteering for all'.
Volunteers' Week is an annual UK festival of volunteering. The main aims of the Week are to recognise, reward and recruit volunteers.
Volunteers' Week is an annual celebration of volunteers that takes
place every year in June. Up and down the country there will be
parties, award events and outings, recruitment fayres and
exhibitions taking place, to recruit, reward and recognise
Local communities are encouraged to participate by holding their
own street party or event, and to use this opportunity to support
their local communities through fundraising or volunteering.
Volunteers' Week began in 1984. Each year more organisations get
involved, hosting a variety events throughout Wales, including
award presentations, information stands and community events.
Why not celebrate Volunteers' Week with your volunteers by, for
- Using the Volunteers Week logo eps; jpeg formats
- Awarding volunteers and groups with a Volunteers' Week
- Getting media publicity for what volunteers do
- Holding a special 'thank you' event A3
Recipes for a successful Volunteers' Week
Click on the links below to see what others have done to celebrate
Undercover Boss, Health Board Executive Directors spent time going
"undercover" and shadowing health board volunteers
Blind Veterans UK 'Play your cards right'night
Student Volunteering Swansea Taster sessions
Macmillan Cancer Support Afternoon tea with speakers and awards
Volunteers' Fair and Volunteer of the Year Awards
Swansea Volunteering Forum Event for volunteers and volunteer
SCVS 'SHINE! You make the difference!' Photographic
Sport Wales Promotion
on social media
Publicise your event as widely as
Send details of your plans to firstname.lastname@example.org and we
will post them on this website. Send information to upload to
the events section of the national volunteering opportunities
Tweet about what's happening, using #volunteersweek and send your
tweets to us @VolWales (and retweet what others are doing)
Whatever you do, have an enjoyable Volunteers' Week!