Volunteer Recruitment Fairs
Our next Volunteer Recruitment Fair will take place on Friday 13th October in St John’s & King’s Park Church, Dalkeith from 10.30am – 3pm. Organisations are now invited to book stalls to promote their local volunteering opportunities. The cost of a stall will be £20 for members, £30 for non-members. To book your space, please download the booking form by clicking here and return to Sue Dick by Friday 22 September. Please be aware it is first come first served and the stalls usually book up quickly ahead of the deadline date.
We held our last Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Thursday 20 April at St John's & King's Park Church in Dalkeith. Twenty organisations all came along to promote a wide variety of volunteering opportunities. Around 100 people attended the event and feedback has been very positive from stallholders and interested volunteers.
Feedback from previous stallholders:
"Great day yesterday, lots of positive conversation with potential volunteers and great networking." Fiona Inglis, Rosewell Development Trust
"Very well organised. A worthwhile event. Made a few contacts with potential volunteers and other organisations. Will return next year." Kate Williamson, Glencorse Centre
"Well organised, good attendance, good opportunity to network with other third sector organisations." Neil Stoddart, RUTS
"Good networking opportunities as well as promotion. Lots of people said they were interested or would consider their options." Susan Kerr, Plusone Mentoring Midlothian
Feedback from interested volunteers:
"Good buzz about event & excellent assortment of opportunities. Well attended from a broad range of folk."
"Very good choice of opportunities."
"Great to have all organisation in same room!"
"Really interesting! Very nice people."