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Celebrating Volunteers' Week: Join Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in Making a Difference!

Published on 29 May 2024 12:00 PM

This year Volunteers' Week is from 3rd June to 9th June. This week is all about appreciating the hard work, dedication, and impact of volunteers who generously give their time to support communities and causes they care about.

At Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, we are incredibly grateful for our volunteers, whose efforts are crucial in helping us support older people in our community. From providing companionship to organising Friendship Clubs, our volunteers make a significant difference in the lives of many.

What is Volunteers' Week?

Volunteers' Week is a national celebration that highlights the amazing work done by volunteers throughout the year. It is a chance to thank volunteers, acknowledge their contributions, and encourage more people to get involved.

This volunteers week we will be thanking our volunteers on our social media and sharing quotes from our volunteers and the service users they support. Showing what a difference they make in the lives of older people.

Join Us and Make a Difference

Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough offers a variety of volunteering opportunities that cater to different interests and skills. Whether you have a few hours to spare or can commit to a regular schedule, there's a role for you.

Our Volunteering Opportunities Include:

  1. Sharing Time: Spend quality time with older individuals, offering friendship and support to reduce loneliness.

  2. Telephone Befriending: Keep in regular contact with an older person by phone.

  3. Friendship Club Volunteers: We support a number of clubs who need volunteers to run the clubs. Tasks range from helping to set up and clear away, serving tea and coffee, chatting with members and helping with activities. In addition to club assistants, there are roles of club leadership, treasurer, secretary and cook. 

  4. Fundraising Activities: Participate in or organise fundraising events to help us continue providing vital services to older adults.

Why Volunteer with Us?

Volunteering with Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough not only makes a difference in the lives of older people but also offers personal rewards. You'll have the chance to develop new skills, meet like-minded individuals, and be part of a supportive and caring community.

This Volunteers' Week, we invite you to join our team and experience the joy of making a positive impact.

To learn more about our volunteering opportunities and how to get involved, visit our website or contact us today.

Contact Information

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