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Changing My Thanksgiving Plans

Due to me going in for knee surgery before the holiday, I will be in no shape to go in and volunteer since I will have been barley home. 117 more words

Volunteering to increase your employability

Volunteering appears to become an open door into a job. A survey carried out by TimeBank through Reed Executive found that 73% of employers would employ a candidate with volunteering experience over one without. 1,045 more words

Features

Christmas volunteering opportunities

The Christmas season is on its way and the University of Chester is advertising one off volunteering opportunities again this year.

This year’s opportunities include events such as helping with the Carol Service in the Cathedral, the ‘Spirit of Christmas’ concert organised by the Neuromuscular Centre, the Joshua Tree Christmas lunch at the Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club, the Santa Dash organised by the British Red Cross and many more. 276 more words

News

Breaking, scutching, hackling and spinning. Again

We’ve been doing a series of workshops to turn our flax into thread. Here’s a short blog by Antoinetta, who came along to our drop-in day last week. 123 more words

Flax

Mary's Monthly Posting: 'Six Weeks in My Life as a Volunteer'

I rejoice in the title of ‘ Monitoring and evaluation and programme support facilitator’. This means in reality that I do a bit of everything all over Northern Uganda which is just how I like it . 747 more words

Africa

Highlights of the week

Mwaramutse (good morning),

This week has flown by, I can’t believe we only have two weeks left! Every day that we are here I become more and more in love with Kigali. 445 more words

12 revelations and realisations of Thailand

1. Cockerels crowing from 4am until the afternoon right outside our house is THE #1 MOST ANNOYING THING I’VE EVER EXPERIENCED

2. Getting a package from home is possibly the most exciting thing ever… 163 more words