Volunteers’ Week 2016

1 June 2016 to 12 June 2016

Posted by: Linda Dutaut

Volunteers’ Week runs from 1st to 12th June 2016 under the banner this year of ‘The Big Celebration’.  Watch out for local events celebrating volunteers and the contribution they make to your community.

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week Volunteer Essex is running a Competition and invites volunteers to tell us their interesting or inspiring volunteering story in approx. 500 words. Send your story via email with a photo to  along with a suitable photograph, preferably in landscape format. (If others appear in your photo you must obtain their permission*)

There will be 3 winners each winning an M&S Gift Voucher to the value of £20 and their story will be published on the Volunteer Essex website during Volunteers’Week 2016.

Entries will be judged by a panel drawn from Essex Volunteer Centre Coordinators and the judges’ decision is final.

Closing date for competition entries : Friday 27th May 2016
*By entering the competition you agree that your photograph and story can be used on the
Volunteer Essex website and may also be used on social media (such as Twitter and



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Contact Linda Dutaut to request further information about this event.

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