Volunteers Week 1st - 7th June 2015

Volunteers Week 2015

Next week sees the start of Volunteers Week across the UK and to celebrate the Community Resilience Team will be out and about at events across Yorkshire to promote the fantastic work of our volunteer Community First Responders (CFRs). 

  • Monday 1st June - CFR Bob McKennan will be at Selby Library with information on how to join your local scheme.
  • Monday 1st - Saturday 6th June residents of Great Ayton, Hutton Rudby and Stokesley can find out more about joining their local CFR scheme by visiting the CFR Information Stand at Stokesley Library.
  • Tuesday 2nd June - Emma Scott (Community Defibrillation Officer) will take part in a walk through Rotherham Town Centre to celebrate the work of volunteers across the town, she will be joined by three local CFRs.
  •  Saturday 6th June - John Spiking's (Community Defibrillation Trainer) along with a local CFR will be at the Special Volunteers Gala which is being held at the Peoples Park, Halifax between 10.30am and 4.30pm.

Also during the week we will be Tweeting interesting facts and figures about our volunteers so make sure you follow us @YASCFR

The week will end with a Tweetathon on Sunday 7th June between 8 am and 6pm! The Tweetathon will be live from the Alternative Response Desk which located in our Emergency Operations Centre and is responsible for activating our volunteers to incidents across Yorkshire. The event will give followers a real insight into the work of our volunteers on a typical weekend day and what a difference they make to their communities across Yorkshire. Twitter users can again follow us @YASCFR or by using the Twitter handles #yascfrlive and #lifesavers


If my community needs me I want to be there!