Volunteers' Week 2018

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.

Volunteers' Week is a chance to be part of the UK's biggest celebration of volunteering and a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution thousands of volunteers make across Warwickshire.

Please click here for FREE information and resources to help thank volunteers throughout the week.
Let us know if you are planning any events or celebrations and we will publicise these through our website and our social media channels. Tweet about what's happening using #VolunteersWeek and send your tweets to us @wcavaorg (and we’ll share and retweet what's happening)
Take a look at events that Warwickshire CAVA will be hosting across the county:
North Warwickshire
North Warwickshire Volunteer Awards 2018
Warwickshire CAVA are launching the North Warwickshire Volunteer Awards evening on 6th June to say thank you to the volunteers that support the people and places in our communities. The evening is an opportunity to recognise the hard work and commitment of volunteers across North Warwickshire.

We will be celebrating individual volunteers and groups of volunteers with awards for their support in:

  • Health and Well-being
  • Sport
  • Creative and the Arts
  • Environment
  • Heritage
  • Community Impact
We will be recognising those volunteers who have dedicated a significant amount of time to their role, those who may not otherwise be recognised and those who have started young!
  • Long Service Award
  • Unsung Hero
  • Young volunteer (age 14-25)
Alongside North Warwickshire Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council we are hosting an event that shows volunteers and local groups how their continued efforts are appreciated by the community, voluntary and public sector.
Nuneaton & Bedworth
Nuneaton & Bedworth Volunteer Awards 2018
On Thursday 7th June, we are hosting the Nuneaton and Bedworth Volunteer Awards 2018. Once again, Warwickshire CAVA has joined with Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council to celebrate the inspiring volunteers within the borough. 

The evening is a celebration of volunteers throughout Nuneaton and Bedworth. Last year’s event saw over 35 nominations, in 6 categories, with over 100 attendees, and this year’s event looks set to be bigger and better"

Rugby Roving Reporter
Carol Kavanagh, our Rugby Volunteering Coordinator will achieve her life ambition by being a roving reporter for the day interviewing some of the inspiring volunteers who contribute so much to groups across Rugby Borough. Look out for this great promotion of volunteering in the Rugby Advertiser during June.


Stratford-on-Avon District

Warwickshire Volunteering Forum Quiz Evening
Tuesday, 12th June 2018, 7.00pm – 10.00pm, Stratford Sports Club, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 7LS
Celebrate Volunteers Week with your volunteers by joining in the fun at our annual quiz evening and pit your wits and knowledge against the best brains in volunteering! Come as a team or join one on the evening. 

Entry is free and includes a light supper. 

Places are limited so register via the Eventbrite link as soon as possible. For further information please contact Kate Morrison on 07939 510081 or email: kate@wcava.org.uk


Warwick District

'A day in the life of our unsung hero's'
Helen Wilkinson our Volunteering Coordinator for Warwick District will be visiting groups across the district to interview volunteers as they are carrying out their voluntary work. This will include volunteers at Leamington Night Shelter, the preparation of vegetable boxes at the Sydni Centre, servicing second hand bikes at Action 21, puppy socialising at Guide Dogs, gardening at New Street Burial Ground and Foundry Wood and a brownie group in the evening. Look at out for coverage of these interesting and diverse voluntary activities in the local press during Volunteers Week.

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