Campaign to recruit more volunteers in Portsmouth

A CAMPAIGN to recruit more volunteers will see activities take place in Portsmouth.

Monday, 30th May 2016, 6:10 am

Starting on Wednesday, Volunteers Week will be encouraging people to consider working for charities and helping out in the community.

A number of activities will take place over a fortnight to promote volunteering opportunities in Portsmouth.

They are on:

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n Thursday at Commercial Road between 11am and 3pm.

n Monday, June 6 at Central Library between 10.30am and 1pm

n Tuesday, June 7 at Palmerston Road between 11am and 3pm.

John Jenkins, a 90-year-old volunteer, said: ‘I’ve been volunteering for over 10 years at the D-Day Museum. I also used to volunteer at Fratton Park. I would recommend volunteering to anyone.’

For more information visit volunteer.portsmouth.gov.uk