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Volunteering

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Volunteer Managers’ Forum

Peer-support for volunteer managers

Need help with supporting and managing volunteers in Solihull? Join the Volunteer Managers’ Forum.

The Forum meets bi-monthly for a two-hour structured meeting. Learn more about the forum and when it meets.

There is also an online forum for sharing, discussing and peer-support. Contact SUSTAiN to join this network.

Upcoming dates
Volunteer Managers’ Forum17 December at 1:47 pmVolunteer Managers’

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Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Vacancy for Chairman of trustees – National Pensioners’ Convention Solihull Branch

Could you be our next Chairman?

The Solihull Branch of the National Pensioners’ Convention is looking to appoint a new Chairman.

In existence for over 20 years, the objectives of the Pensioners’ Convention are to promote the welfare of older people living in Solihull and to ensure that the services and amenities provided by the responsible authorities

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Recruitment Drive

SUSTAiN is launching a Trustee and Volunteer recruitment drive in the autumn. This is an opportunity for local organisations to fill their vacancies. Before the launch we are collecting information about what positions you would like to fill.

If you have Trustee vacancies, please fill out our trustee vacancies form.

If you have volunteer vacancies, please make

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Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Solihull celebrates National Volunteers Week 2017

On Friday 9th June, Solihull’s Volunteer Managers’ Forum welcomed volunteers to a celebratory cream tea in recognition of all the valuable work they undertake across the borough.

Beautiful scones were made by volunteers from Seeds and Hope for the event, held at Junction in Fordbridge with the rest of the menu being funded thanks to a

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Literary Litter Pick in Hobs Moat

The Literary Litter Pickers of Hobs Moat Library

Putting the Lit into Litter

Love Hobs Moat, let’s clean up!

Join the Literary Litter Pickers of Hobs Moat Library for an hour from 10.00 – 11.00am with tea and coffee afterwards. Meeting once a month, starting from Hobs Moat

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Literary Litter Pick in Olton

The Literary Litter Pickers of Olton Library

Putting the Lit into Litter

Love Olton, let’s clean up!

Join the Literary Litter Pickers of Olton Library for an hour from 10.30 – 11.30am with tea and coffee afterwards. Meeting once a month, starting from Olton Library, on the following

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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Invitation from Solihull MP to recognise volunteers

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, has introduced Solihull Points of Light to recognise ‘some of the amazing volunteers who do so much to enhance life in our community’.

He is inviting organisations in the borough to nominate volunteers who deserve recognition and once a month he will choose one volunteer to visit, to give them a thank

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Friday, May 13th, 2016

Qualifications in volunteer management

Voluntary Action Sheffield is offering its nationally recognised qualifications in volunteer management via distance learning.

Prices start at £350 for a Level 3 qualification.

See details on the Voluntary Action Sheffield website.

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Friday, March 11th, 2016

Looking for a volunteering opportunity?

Search the Do-It website – the national database of volunteering opportunities.

Organisations in Solihull and around the country upload their opportunities to Do-It, where people can search the opportunities by the area they’re interested in.

Use the Do-It search box below to find a volunteering opportunity:

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Friday, February 13th, 2015

Legal update – Volunteering

This legal update has been received from Sandy Adirondack on Volunteering issues (2nd February 2015).

Resources

Updated information sheets from Wales Council for Voluntary Action (applicable in England, and probably 99% in Scotland and Northern Ireland as well).

Plus what’s happening with the former Volunteering England website.

Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving organisations

The 3R promise and

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