The voluntary sector in Walsall is thriving with activity and community spirit.
It seems timely that we hold the Walsall Volunteer Awards late this year, and with such a wide variety of groups and individuals volunteering, how do you decide who to nominate?
Young Volunteer Category
It’s time to honour the young people who put their game consoles and mobile phones aside to make a difference in the community. The young people who selflessly give up their spare time to a good cause because they want to contribute.
Volunteering isn’t just for fully fledged adults who fit in a few hours a week around their other commitments, it’s also for the young people who are still finding their way in this world. Those who have the confidence to do something different and make a change, whether or not it is litter picking, befriending or helping out with a senior community cafe.
These are the volunteers who have been set a strong example by the adult volunteers of the borough, those who get involved with community projects long before they’re even finished school, got their first job or received their GCSE grades.
To pave the way for a generation of change makers, it’s up to us, members of the voluntary sector, to make an example out of those who are invested and committed to making a positive impacct.
So, do you have a young volunteer in mind?