Welwyn Hatfield, Let’s get digital!

Technology is forever changing and keeping up with smart phones, computers and tablets can sometimes be challenging. Our volunteer Digital Champions are here to help; to put you at ease while you manoeuvre your way around your device. This could be your first time setting up, adding new software or apps and even zoom calling loved ones. It’s never too late to learn a new skill and we would like you to feel as comfortable as possible; so let’s get digital together. To access the service or sign up as a volunteer, please get in touch. E: volunteercentre@whcvs.org.uk | T: 01707 274 861

A group of Welwyn volunteers improve pathways to woods with Love Welwyn Hatfield

Our clean up, fix up, plant up scheme Love Welwyn Hatfield and the team of volunteers from the Sherrardspark Woods Warden Society have been busy improving the the pathways for disabled and general public access. Do check out the article in this weeks Welwyn Hatfield Times Newspaper and pay the woodlands a friendly visit to see all of their hard work. Well done; stellar work – as the saying goes “One team, one dream”

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 and ask questions. Voluntary work is rewarding in so many ways; it allows you to network, meet new people, use your existing skills to help an organisation or the community but also gain new skill to further your personal development. For bespoke advice about volunteering in Welwyn Hatfield, contact us at E: volunteercentre@whcvs.org.uk For information about the event, to sign up and book your place, head on over to: https://www.thvolunteering.org.uk/events/events-list/welwyn-hatfield-virtual-volunteer-fair

Waitrose partners with Welwyn Hatfield CVS to “Give a Little Love” at Easter

We’d like to say a big thank you on behalf of our clients for this thoughtful and lovely donation of Easter Gifts organised by Angela Baker-Croft and her team at Waitrose in Welwyn Garden City. W Angela has been one of our volunteers since the 1st lockdown, supporting some of our clients with shopping, prescription collections and befriending. She has provided tremendous support to the organisation and extended this through her usual routine at Waitrose. We were blown away by their generosity and kindness. The gifts were delivered during the Easter weekend to our clients at the Welwyn Hatfield Community and Voluntary Service, some of the clients at Potential Kids and children doing great community service in the Borough; they were very surprised and delighted. The little litter pickers were doing an amazing job at tidying up Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. One of them even asked for a litter

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 please to be getting their jab and there were loads of thumbs up and smiles. Numbers were lower than hoped, but I am sure that will build up. Please pass on my thanks to all concerned. I have two sessions booked for next week and looking forward to it.” We’re glad his first day went smoothly and he is looking forward to the next. We thank him for his all of his support and think his colour coordination is spot on.

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