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Volunteer and Skills Fair

Find out how you can make a difference and build your skills!

Building on the success of last year's volunteer fair we have teamed up with Kidderminster College and the Jobcentre to bring you TWO volunteers and skills fairs in My and October 2019.  

Come along to meet some of the local organisations who can help you gain valuable work experience; learn new skills; make new friends and improve your own wellbeing all whilst giving back to your local community in a relaxed and informal environment.

 

Thursday 17 October 2019

Stourport Civic Hall

10am – 2pm

 

 

Pop along to discover a whole host of volunteering and learning opportunities, CV skills workshop and refreshments! 

There really is something for everyone to get involved with! 

Why Volunteer?

You can

  • Give something back to an organisation that has impacted on a person's life, either directly or indirectly
  • Make a difference to the lives of others
  • Help the environment
  • Fell valued and part of a team
  • Help others less fortunate or without a voice
  • Gain confidence and self-esteem
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Get to know the local community

Volunteering can also be a route to employment, or a chance to try something new which may lead to a career change. It can be a way of:

  • Gaining new skills, knowledge or experience
  • Developig existing skills and knowledge
  • Enhancing a CV
  • Improving one's employment propoest
  • Gaining an accreditation.

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Organisations 

We had more than 40 community volunteering groups come along to our last fair in September 2018, all with their own unique volunteering opportunities.

Community volunteering groups who attended our 2019 Kidderminster Town Hall event are listed below:

Safe Families for Children

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

St. Richard's Hospice

Wyre Forest Dial a Ride

Cards for Good Causes Ltd

Axis Youth Hub

Forestry Commission England

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Age UK Bromsgrove, Redditch & Wyre Forest

Severn Area Rescue Association

Baxter College

Simply Limitless

National Trust

Wyre Forest D.C Ranger Service

Home Start Wyre Forest

Worcestershire Association of Carers

Friends of Springfield Park

Hartlebury Castle

Sight Concern Worcestershire

Victim Support

Wyre Forest Nightstop

KEMP Hospice Brinton Park Heritage Fund (Wyre Forest District Council) Barnardo's - 10:32 Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest Vegans

Stall opportunities

The volunteer fair is now full, however, if you would like to be placed on a waiting list should a space become available please register your organisation by complete the form at the bottom of the page. If you have any posters or leaflets that you would like us to display there will be space to do this even if you are not successful in getting a stall this time, please indicate on the form if you wish to do this. 

If registered, your details will be held by our health and sustainability team and, if you agree, you will be notified of any future volunteering events run by the team. For more information on how we process your information please see our privacy policy. If you wish to unsubscribe you can do this at any time by emailing us

Stall holder waiting list or information display

To apply to go on the waiting list or to display a poster/leaflets please complete the form. Please note, if you wish to display a poster/leaflets you will be contacted to advise where and when to drop them off. Posters should be A4, leaflets limited to a handful only please.

Apply for a stand

Please complete the information below to submit an application for a volunteer fair stand
We list the organisations attending the fair, along with their website, on this webpage, if you would like additional contact details included please list them here
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Please note only 1 trestle table is permitted per organisation




Pleas note you will need to provide your own gazebo/table for a space outside
  
  
  
  
If yes, you will be contacted to advise where and when to drop off your posters/leaflets.
  
  
  
  

 

Once registered, your details will be held by our health and sustainability team for the purposes of adminstering the fair and, if you agree, retained so you can be notified of any future volunteering events run by the team.

For more information on how we process your information please see our privacy policy. If you wish to unsubscribe you can do this at any time by emailing us