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Volunteering and social action in Staffordshire

Volunteers are vital in making Staffordshire the great place it is. 1 in 4 of us regularly volunteer to help and thousands of people are already doing their bit in a volunteering role.

Volunteering not only benefits the people receiving help, it can also benefit the people who give up their time too. Flexible volunteering opportunities are available across Staffordshire now.

If formal volunteering isn't for you, what could you do in your community to make a difference?

Thinking about volunteering?

With less funding and more demand for care services in particular, we no longer have the money to do everything we used to or maybe would like to do. 

Hundreds of people already volunteer to support county council services. So, what difference can you make?

We need help in the following areas:

Where else can I get information?

Explore all these options above and more by:

Our wider approach to social action and building community capacity

Please see the document below for further information:

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Latest community news

Over £200k funding helping Staffordshire communities

Projects ranged from promoting healthy and active lifestyles, support groups for older people, bringing communities together to providing extra services for young people.
Date:
20 January 2021

New Year campaign to recruit foster families

People interested in fostering are being asked to help give a child a new start in 2021 as part of a countywide campaign.
Date:
14 January 2021

People urged to be aware of vaccine text scam

People are being reminded to look out for scammers trying to steal their bank details with fake NHS text messages about the Covid-19 vaccine.
Date:
13 January 2021

Staffordshire residents and county public health director recognised in New Year's Honours List

Staffordshire residents and the county council's director for health and care have been recognised in the New Year's Honours List alongside household names from sports, entertainment and the arts.
Date:
30 December 2020

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