Relaunch of VAL's Volunteering Network

VAL relaunched the Volunteering Network meeting for volunteer managers on Thursday 14 February, bringing together more than 30 attendees for information updates, presentations, a workshop discussion around volunteering research and general networking.

Dave Cliffe from VAL gave an overview on the changes to VAL's Sector Support services and the work around volunteering, followed by some update on the VAL Volunteering website from Carolyn Newman from VAL. Ths was followed up with presentations from Leicester College and Royal Voluntary Service.

Upcoming Small Volunteering Fair at Westcote Library in Leicester

VAL is working with Westcotes Library and a small number of volunteer involving organisations to hold a small volunteering fair event at Westcotes Library on Tuesday 19th March at 11am-2pm.

The event will be free to attend and you can drop in at any time between 11am-2pm to speak to some local voluntary organisations about their volunteer opportunities.

Venue: Westcotes Library, Narborough Road, Leicester. LE3 0BQ

Organisations in attendance will include VAL, Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), Alzheimer's Society and Vista.

Feeding the 5000 Leicester

Feeding the 5000 Leicester is a one-day food festival designed to educate the public on the problem of food waste, elevate the conversation around food and sustainability policy, and celebrate the easy, fun and tasty solutions that exist to tackle this global problem.