Welwyn Hatfield Virtual Volunteer Fair

Have you considered signing up for voluntary work? The Volunteer Centre Welwyn Hatfield has partnered with #Team Herts Volunteering to bring you the Welwyn Hatfield Virtual Volunteer Fair. Come and join us where you will be able to hear about all of the opportunities currently available in Welwyn Hatfield, meet the team behind the organisation

It was extremely well organised, people were really please to be getting their jab

New Volunteer Terry had his first shift at the large Vaccination centre at the Roche Pharmaceuticals Building in Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City last week. He was very keen to get started and dropped us a little message to let us know how it went. Terry said “It was extremely well organised; people were really

Volunteers helping as stewards at Hertfordshire vaccination and testing centres

We have been receiving a lot of positive messages about our volunteers from the medical staff and community. We have also heard from our volunteers about their experiences volunteering at vaccination centres and testing sites throughout Hertfordshire. We wouldn’t be able to the help the wider community without there commitment, care and dedication and we

Volunteers needed for Lateral Testing roll out in local secondary school

The Onslow St Audrey’s School will start lateral flow testing for Covid-19 for all students in January. Students and staff will be able to take a test and 30 minutes later get the result. Communities 1st, along with the Volunteer Centre in Welwyn Hatfield, have been asked to recruit and co-ordinate volunteers to assist with

Remote Volunteer Family Support Worker National Helpline

Family Lives operate a free confidential helpline for anyone experiencing difficulties in their family or relationship. Our volunteers take calls from parents and carers on a wide range of subjects, whether that might be issues around separation and divorce, isolation, depression, bullying and abuse, dealing with behavioural problems, etc.  You can find out more about

Upcoming Training Sessions: 24 February 2021

RECRUITING, RETAINING & MANAGING VOLUNTEERSWednesday 24th February 202110.00am – 12.30pm Recruiting Volunteers2.00pm-4.30pmManaging VolunteersVenue: A Virtual Training Session on Zoom ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­This interactive and engaging one-day course will explore the challenges of recruiting, retaining and managing volunteers. It is ideal for staff who have this responsibility as their role. We have split the course into two halves to

HertsHelp – we’re here for you!

For Herts residents, carers & families general: Need help and don’t know where to turn? Have a question or problem? If you or someone you know are struggling this wintertime or any time, we’re here to offer help and support. This is available to you through HertsHelp – our countywide information, advice, signposting and support