VANEL champions volunteering in all its forms and we’ve got a lot of programmes, projects and initiatives supporting volunteering. So interesting to read an article this week challenging the status quo on careers advice and suggesting that volunteering advice might be more useful. Read on to find out more.
Volunteering related news
We’ve just refreshed all the Volunteering related pages on the VANEL website. It should now be much easier for you to find out what we’re offering. Find out about VDS, SVA, VMN (and what they mean), about training, resources and other support for volunteers and volunteer managers. Read on.
Our Volunteer Development Service (VDS) has had a strong start to 2018. Read on for more information about the service and find out why organisations that host volunteers are subscribing.
Positive Activities are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles. If you are interested in coaching, sport, media or outdoor activities, email your CV to Enquries@positiveactivities.org.
Last week VANEL celebrated the hard work and dedication of VANEL staff and volunteers at our Executive Meeting. The meetings are lead by VANEL’s board of trustees and are an opportunity for the trustees to scrutinise and discuss the day to day running of the organisation. Last week’s meeting took place at West Marsh Community Centre and presented the IGNITE team with an opportunity to present the work they have been doing with young people over the last 12 months.
VANEL’s IGNITE team work to encourage young people aged 16 – 30 to take the lead on projects, campaigns and events of their own making. If you have an idea for a project which benefits your community and need funding in order to make it happen, contact IGNITE today! IGNITE@vanel.org.uk
Humber and Wolds Rural Community Council (HWRCC) are looking for volunteers car drivers to transport and act as delivery drivers to people who have difficulty accessing public and private transport. Read on for more information about the scheme and how to become a volunteer.
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VANEL’s Volunteer Managers Network celebrated this year’s National Volunteers Week (1st -7th June) by holding a Volunteer Recruitment Fair in Peoples Park on Friday 2nd June. The event was attended by VANEL Member organisations such as Dementia Awareness, YMCA Humber, and Counting Hope and also served as the launch of VANEL’s latest funding success, ‘The Blue Lights Brigade’.