Jo Clarke is back on the blog today taking about *that* buzz you get from being a volunteer: http://adwb.co/e6pQ1
Watching the athletics this week reminds me that the London Olympics in 2012 were amazing – from the unforgettable opening ceremony impeccably delivered by Danny Boyle to our national heroes who added ‘Super Saturday’ to our vocabulary.
But there was something else that was instrumental to the success of our Olympics and something that us Brits are particularly good at doing. That something else was a team of 70,000 volunteers!
Here at Adur & Worthing Councils, we strongly encourage staff members who would like to volunteer with their favourite cause, group or charity to do so, and I’m the lucky person who gets to support them!
There are 800 people who work here and they all have a really generous three days each financial year to volunteer. My role is to promote, encourage and help anyone who would like to get stuck in and, since April, seven per cent of staff have used more than 500 hours of volunteering – and with lots more in the pipeline….
Click here to read the full blog post: http://adwb.co/e6pQ1