Students encouraged to sign up for volunteering

The sessions, organised by Active Volunteers, are to coincide with Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Week 2011 and a variety of organisations will be on hand to meet and advise students.

The drop-in events will take place on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 and Wednesday, 26 October 2011 from 12 until 2pm in MC022 at the Wolverhampton City Campus.

There will also be one on Thursday, 27 October 2011 at the Walsall Campus in WH Building from 12pm until 2pm.

Lynn Banks, Active Volunteers Coordinator, said: “We will have different organisations available at the sessions to meet students, and people can sign up on the day or take away information.

“Volunteering is a great addition to any CV and has many personal and social benefits too.”

Organisations involved include West Midlands Fire Service, Age UK, Diabetes UK and Beacon Centre for the Blind.

For full details, visit www.wlv.ac.uk/activevol

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