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  • How FVA are Celebrating 2018 Volunteer’s Week - Friday 01 to Thursday 07 June

    Created: 24/05/2018, Updated: 25/05/2018

    Every year the whole nation takes time to recognise and celebrate the role of volunteers.

    This year Volunteers Week runs from Friday 01 to Thursday 07 June (it’s the same dates every year) #VolunteersWeekScot #VolunteersWeek

    The theme for this year is ‘Volunteering for All’ which reflects the diversity of opportunities and volunteers #volunteeringforall

    Staff here at FVA have been hearing from and encouraging other organisations to tell us what they are doing for the week, but we thought you’d also like to hear about what FVA are up to – make sure that you join in where you can and feel free to keep sharing your stories with us.

    Friday 01 June

    • Look out for our posts on Facebook and twitter as the week gets going.

    Saturday 02 June 

    • The first of our Special Edition Volunteering in Fife e-bulletins. This one will be covering the ways that other organisations are celebrating their volunteers. If you don’t already subscribe to this, sign up here.

    Sunday 03 June

    • More social media!

    Monday 04 June

    • Our Volunteer Managers’ Forum at 2pm in Glenrothes. Our theme is Year of Young People with speakers form Youth 1st. If you haven’t already booked a place, get signed up now here.
    • FVA staff will also be at New City House in Dunfermline, helping Fife Council staff find out more about local volunteering opportunities.

    Tuesday 05 June

    • An FVA team become volunteers in the clean up of a local beach. See our social media on the day for pictures and more!
    • FVA staff will also be at Cupar County Buildings, helping Fife Council staff find out more about local volunteering opportunities.

    Wednesday 06 June

    • FVA staff at an event in Balwearie High School, promoting the benefits of volunteering to the students there. We are also hosting an event to promote the Saltire award, a volunteering recognition for 12-25-year olds. There will be the opportunity to meet a local Saltire Ambassador and hear about what it means to become an Ambassador.
    • FVA staff will also be at Kirkcaldy’s Town House, helping Fife Council staff find out more about local volunteering opportunities.

    Thursday 07 June

    • We will be sending out the second of our Special Edition Volunteering in Fife e-bulletins. This one will be focus on the Year of Young People.
    • FVA staff will also be at Rothesay and Fife House in Glenrothes, helping Fife Council staff find out more about local volunteering opportunities.
    • FVA's Volunteering and Voluntary Sector 2018 Awards Ceremony – finalists are invited to a wonderful ceremony in the Rothes Halls. Pictures and winners will be posted on our website and social media. And in the meantime, you may wish to have a look at a video of our event from last year, a brilliant night that will hopefully bring back great memories for many people! Have a look at it here.




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