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					           National Student
         Volunteering Week
          celebrating and energising student
volunteering, creating a platform for change

                                 By Ruth Taylor
What is National
Student Volunteering
Week?
• A week of celebration of the voluntary work
accomplished by students.

• Encourages and empowers students to get
involved in community volunteering.

• Recognises the diversity of ways in which
students can give their time and skills to help
others.
How did Exeter mark the occasion?

•   VW Campervan

• Volunteering ‘Hub’ in the centre of campus

• Daily Volunteering Fairs

• Volunteering Showcase with eternal charities

• Community Action South West Volunteering
Project.
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Why is National Student Volunteering
Week important to celebrate?
 • A chance to celebrate the volunteering already
 accomplished by students.

 • Empower students to get involved.

 • Supports the values of the Guild; to ensure that
 every student who wants to volunteer can; to ensure
 that every student who has never thought about
 volunteering does!!

 • Highlights the importance and benefits of
 volunteering.
What’s
next?
  A bigger and better National
  Student Volunteering Week!
Better interaction
and communication                 Greater profile in
between different                 the local
groups on campus                  community.



                       Ideas...


 Greater presence on
 campus.                          Higher profile in
                                  the local media

				
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