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Volunteers' Week

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00

Volunteers' Week

Today marks the start of Volunteers' Week 2019!

Volunteers' Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution thousands of volunteers make across the county.

The celebration takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity. As well as helping others, volunteering has been shown to improve volunteers' wellbeing too. It's human nature to feel good after helping someone out. Volunteering can also help you gain valuable new skills and experiences, and boost your confidence.

Throughout the week we will be sharing volunteering stories, resources and guidance on our social media channels, be sure to check out our volunteer's selfie videos to find out why they love volunteering.

Already a volunteer? Why not let us know why you love volunteering! Tweet your "I love volunteering because..." selfie videos to @NorthYorksSport and use #VolunteersWeek.

Feeling inspired? Check out our volunteering page which has lots of information on how to get started - click here.

Volunteers' Week website also has lots of useful information on how to become a volunteer - click here for more.

Tags: News, Volunteering