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Spring Volunteering

27 February 2023

Spring is a time of new beginnings as the world comes back to life after the cold winter. It’s also a great time to get involved in volunteering and give back to your community. Here are some ideas for spring volunteering:   Community Clean-ups: Spring is the perfect time to organize a community clean-up. You […]

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Why You Should Become a Volunteer

9 November 2022

If the past few years have shown us anything, it is the power of volunteering and the importance of communities supporting each other. From picking up groceries for your neighbour to sewing masks for your local hospital, volunteering has never been so visible. But why do people volunteer and why should you volunteer? This can […]

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WECan TEC Mates

18 February 2022

WECAN’s TEC Mate scheme needs tec-savvy volunteers to help isolated members of the community access technology

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The Community Exchange Needs You!

5 August 2021

A Community Exchange, sometimes known as a TimeBank, is an informal way of volunteering within the community. In a Community Exchange, you can do a favour for someone in the community, and someone else can help you if you need it! This creates a cycle of community support, allowing individuals to share their skills and […]

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July Community Connection Out Now!

28 July 2021

The July issue of Community Connection is out now! Featuring Mark Massey’s New Town Portraits from the Basildon Creative People and Places Open Lab project, the Billericay Foodbank, Baby Basics, Wickford in Bloom, a puzzle page and so much more! Find out about all the latest volunteering opportunities in the Borough, as well as local […]

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