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Make 2018 the year that you make your mark. Make a difference through volunteering.

6th February 2018

On Thursday 1st March, the Town Hall is the place to be for potential volunteers in Sheffield. The iconic building will host VAS’s Volunteering Fair for the second time, with over 500 visitors and over 60 charities at the last event.  The Lord Mayor of Sheffield – Councillor Anne Murphy will be attending showing her ongoing support for volunteers and charities in the city.

The Volunteering Fair is a great day for people to find out more about volunteering, which roles are right for them and to meet like-minded people interested in giving back. As well as being a great way to make a difference within the community, volunteering can be a way for people to share or learn new skills, gain relevant experience for work or study, or pursue hobbies and interests.

Charities at the Fair will include those working in a broad range of areas a full list of charities attending the Volunteering Fair will be available online, through:

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The Volunteering Fair falls on University Mental Health Day, and is an event being jointly held with Sheffield Hallam University’s Students’ Union. There are many ways volunteering can help contribute to good mental health and wellbeing no matter which stage people are in life. This could be through reducing isolation and stress, providing a sense of achievement and pride, increasing mental and physical activity, or just being a way to meet people and have fun.

This is the Sheffield Volunteer Centre and Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union’s joint Volunteering Fair, Volunteer Centre Advisors will be on-hand to talk to visitors about volunteering.

The Volunteering Fair is open to everyone, and volunteering is for everyone too.

For more information, please contact:

Amala Anyika , Volunteering Coordinator

0114 253 6649

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