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Amazon Smile

Your contribution will help us to support other charities to find the human resources they need, to have their job done. By signing up to AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to us. When you click on this link smile.amazon.co.uk, you can choose…

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Everything you need to know about Micro volunteering

Micro volunteering opportunities are easy, quick, low commitment actions which are increasingly attractive to both volunteers and organisations alike. This session aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to quickly expand their volunteering offer Are interested or thinking about attracting virtual/micro volunteers Want to quickly and easily increase their range of volunteering opportunities Wish to increase the…

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The Hidden Benefits Of Volunteering

We are all told that volunteering makes you feel good, but what are the real benefits? Volunteering offers vital help to those who are struggling, causes to push forward the world and gaining a stronger connection to the local community. It can be as simple as leafleting or doing a bucket collection, to managing social…

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Support Local!

With a surge of re-openings on Saturday, it is important to not forget smaller business in the rush of bigger businesses coming back to Canterbury. I have chosen a few, (though there are many more!). I feel we should be supporting, due to the investment they have had in the community recently, as well as…

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Virtual Volunteering Webinar

On the 30th of June at 14:00 we will be presenting our new Virtual Volunteering project. This is an introductory session aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to find out more about this new service Are interested or thinking about utilising virtual volunteers Want to increase their range of volunteering opportunities Wish to increase the diversity…

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Crafting For Carers

With the weekly claps ceasing last week, it is important to remember the dedication and hard work being carried out by the NHS still during these tough times. So when individuals join together and volunteer tirelessly to help our key workers, it must be recognised. At approx. 300 members on Facebook, with 200 not on…

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Volunteering is “in”!

Over the past two months, a surge of ten million adults have applied to volunteer, to help create stronger communities.  Volunteering roles can be as simple as shopping for the vulnerable, dog walking, to being part of the  running of organisations themselves  (i.e trustees). Social media has also massively helped during these volatile times, allowing the promotion of what needs to be done for the…

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Volunteers’ Week

From the 1st to the 7th of June the UK celebrates volunteers and says thank you to them for the contribution they make and raises awareness about the benefits of becoming a volunteer and the diverse volunteering roles that are available. This year this is even more relevant to be grateful for all that volunteers have done since the…