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#Volunteering @nolimitshelp What value volunteers?

August 12, 2013

Volunteers……do look after them!

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Volunteering Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” Marjorie Moore

It is my perception that volunteering seems to have become more acceptable and ‘OK’. This was borne out by some research that showed that the United Kingdom is now the 8th most charitable country in the world, according to new figures from the Charities Aid Foundation. We all know that a charity cannot succeed without a strong core of volunteers. I work as a Fundraiser for No Limits (and Promotion, Communications). The range of tasks undertaken by the volunteers (currently around 150) is huge as well as the skills that they have to offer. From receptionist to drop in from mentor to intern, from trustee to befriender. Even more pertinent is the actual financial…

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