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National Volunteer’s Week ‘The Big Celebration’ – 1st to 12th June 2016

Wednesday 1st June to Sunday 12th June 2016 is National Volunteers Week, What will your organisation be doing to celebrate?

Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place at the start of June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. It’s run by NCVO in partnership with Volunteer Development Scotland, Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland) and Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

From showcasing the different volunteering roles on offer, taster sessions and team challenges with new partners, to volunteer recruitment events, awards ceremonies and launching new volunteering campaigns, events take place throughout the country.

Everyone is invited to join this national celebration of volunteers and volunteering, it’s up to you to decide exactly how you join in.

Below is a few suggestions of how to showcase, celebrate, reward and say ‘Thank You’ to those who give their time and effort to volunteering.

Volunteer Certificate

Why not say ‘Thank You’ to your volunteers with a certificate. If so download one of our ‘Volunteer’s Week’ Certificates CLICK HERE to download.

Volunteer Event

If your planning an event or celebration why not add your event to the National Event Map – CLICK HERE to add your event or celebration details.

For more details and ideas around the ‘Big Celebration’ take a look at the Resource Pack from NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations).

If you have any volunteering stories to share, volunteering opportunities or volunteering events taking place during 1st to 12th June 2016 please email