Volunteering in Spalding

There are all kinds of ways in which volunteers can help in the community, such as Angela Newton and Christine Lawton, pictured helping to make Spalding look more beautiful for In Bloom judges. SG220714-111TW
There are all kinds of ways in which volunteers can help in the community, such as Angela Newton and Christine Lawton, pictured helping to make Spalding look more beautiful for In Bloom judges. SG220714-111TW
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Angela Newton and Christine Lawton making Spalding look better for In Bloom. SG110714-111TW

Universal Credit is coming to South Holland in the autumn and if you are a charity or community group you may like to know more.

There is a Voluntary Sector Forum in Spalding on May 26.

There is a Voluntary Sector Forum in Spalding on May 26.

LCVS is hosting a Voluntary Sector Forum on May 26 in Spalding with a Welfare Reform Project manager as guest speaker. The speaker will be able to discuss the changes that are coming and to answer your queries.

We will also be having a presentation about the excellent services on offer at Long Sutton Market House.

A Voluntary Sector Forum is an ideal opportunity for local groups to meet and share ideas and if you would like to attend please book your place through Eventbrite or via the contact details below.

National Volunteers Week in June

National Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and this year it’s taking place from June 1-7.

Whether your organisation is small or large, if you involve volunteers this is your chance to say ‘Thank you’ and publicly recognise the difference that is made by them.

If you are an organisation doing something nice for your volunteers at the beginning of June, please get in touch and let us know.

Volunteering for
Students

Are you a student who will be home for the summer or are you waiting to go to university for the first time in the autumn?

Have you ever thought about volunteering?

There are many opportunities available as well as organisations that would appreciate your help, even for a few weeks.

If you would like to be able to add some work experience and volunteering onto your CV please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Highlighting volunteering opportunities this month

The Spalding and South Holland Festival of Food and Drink is being held on August 29 and 30.

The festival manager is looking for a volunteer to assist with the organisation, administration and management of the Food Festival. Assistance is needed with finding stallholders, dealing with equipment hire companies, marketing and promotion of the event.

Do you think you could help?

The Royal British Legion does a wonderful job assisting service personnel.

The local branch is looking for some volunteers to help them.

If you feel that you could be a case worker or information volunteer for the Royal British Legion please contact us.

If you could help the Royal British Legion, the Festival of Food and Drink or are interested in any of over 200 different volunteering opportunities available in the South Holland area, please contact us on 01775 718008 or email us at spalding.v@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk and we will be delighted to help you.