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Come and Celebrate National

Volunteers' Week with us!

PAVS National Volunteers Week Event

June 9th 2016

National Volunteers' Week is a nationwide celebration of volunteers and volunteering which takes place, this year, from 1st – 12th June.

Volunteers' Week plays a huge part in raising the profile of the millions of volunteers who regularly contribute to the community, while inspiring others to get involved too.

PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire is holding their National Volunteers Week celebration event on June 9th 2016 at Letterston Memorial Hall to recognise and give thanks to volunteers giving their time and commitment within their communities in Pembrokeshire.

  • Free sessions all morning - to try something new and spoil yourself
  • Free Lunch (to be served at 12.30- please book if required)
  • Award Ceremony to follow lunch
  • Voluntary Organisations Exhibition Stands
  • Refreshments served throughout the day


Book your place(s) at the Celebration event here! Click on the link (or bunting) below

eventbrite (opens new window)


Over 150 people usually attended this very vibrant event with over 20 voluntary organisations promoting various volunteering opportunities attracting many new volunteers.

The PAVS Pembrokeshire Volunteering Awards is also taking place at the event in the afternoon, giving recognition in 6 categories – Trustee, Individual Over 25, Individual Under 25, Group Over 25, Group Under 25 and the Mary Sigley Award where volunteering has changed the life of a person.  Last year's winners were as follows:

PAVS Pembrokeshire Volunteering Awards 2015 Winners


Award Winners 2015


Individual Under 25 Volunteering Award 2015


David Coombes Green Links

Amy Picton PATCH

Highly Commended

Jadie Edwards Elements Gymnastics Academy


Molly Lewis Barnardo’s VLinx

Individual Over 25 Volunteering Award 2015


Steve Fletcher Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust

Malcolm Miles Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust         

Highly Commended

Claire Maxwell Pembrokeshire Citizens Advice Bureau


Eirlys Morris Fishguard and District Gateway Club

Trustee Volunteering Award 2015


Graham Morgan Pembrokeshire Sibling Group

Highly Commended

Dennis O’Connor PATCH


Mary Bell SPAN Arts

Mary Sigley Volunteering Award 2015


Paula Rogers CWTCH

Highly Commended

Joan Cull PATCH


Victoria Jones PATCH

Group Over 25 Volunteering Award 2015


Guide Dogs Volunteers

Highly Commended

Paul Sartori Volunteer Retail Supervisors

Volunteering Matters


RVS Volunteer Drivers 

Group Under 25 Volunteering Award 2015



Youth Bank

Highly Commended

Barnardo’s VLinx


Milford Haven Youth Council

Wythnos Gwirfoddolwyr 2016 Volunteers Week


Other events happening during Volunteers’ Week in Pembrokeshire

  • 3rd June – Visit the Volunteering Pembrokeshire stand at the Haverfordwest Farmers’ Market. 9am-2pm Riverside Shopping Centre, Haverfordwest.

  • 3rd June - Field to Fabric - Natural Dye Making with the Cheerful Project at Lammas Hub

  • 4th June – Field to Fabric - Bundle Dyeing with the Cheerful Project at Lammas Hub

http://www.span-arts.org.uk/news/the-cheerful-project/ (opens new window) or give the Cheerful team a call on 01834 869323 email/ cheerful@span-arts.org.uk



For more information contact PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire on 01437 769422 or email volunteering@pavs.org.uk

Updated: 26/05/2016




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