This week (1-7) June is National Volunteers’ Week and this year in Manchester it is supported by Greater Manchester Police.
GMP are using the week to celebrate the amazing work of their 1,300 volunteers who give up a minimum of four hours of their week to police their community.
Greater Manchester Police Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan said: “Volunteers play an integral part in policing the streets of Greater Manchester and this week is the perfect opportunity to thank them for of the work that they do.
“The individuals who give up their own time to positively contribute to the local community are an example to us all.”
A quick Google search of “volunteer Manchester” brings up a plethora of volunteering organisations and opportunities in the area so why not have a look today?
As well as a sense of achievement and fulfillment, volunteering looks great on your CV, gives you great work experience and helps you to meet new people.