VOLUNTEERS

Volunteering at The Real Junk Food Project

Hello everyone and welcome to this month’s blog! Today I want to talk to you about the place I volunteer at The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and how it has helped my mental health. The Junk Food Project is a global network of Pay As You Feel concepts with

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Catch me if you can!

Frequent visitors to the Enterprise Hub will certainly have met fresh-faced Oliver Clayton. Seated attentively at reception, you can be sure Ollie will give you a cheerful greeting upon arrival. Get him going on his favourite subjects (hockey and football) and he’ll keep you amused for ages. Earlier in the

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Celebrating our amazing student volunteers!

This week is #StudentVolunteeringWeek and here at Midland Mencap we’re celebrating the outstanding contribution of our 40-strong team of skilled and committed student volunteers. As a Midlands-based charity, we are incredibly lucky to have some excellent higher education organisations right on our doorstep, including the University of Birmingham, Aston University,

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Weoley Winterland at the Enterprise Hub

On Sunday 3rd, Midland Mencap held their Weoley Winterland in their Enterprise Hub. It was an event for every one of all ages, from those at Mencap to their families and locals alike! The festive stalls included arts & crafts, a tombola, a raffle, a cake sale, the fantastic Sing

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Volunteering Blog: Sailing Day Support

One of the things I love most about our fabulous Midland Mencap volunteers is how ready and willing they are to ‘go above and beyond’ their regular volunteer role and help out at one-off special occasions and events as well. This generosity of spirit was in evidence at our Sailing

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Midland Mencap Sports Awards 2016

Midland Mencap Sports Awards 2016

Friends and family joined Midland Mencap staff, volunteers and members to celebrate The 4th Annual Sports Awards Evening. 2016 celebrated The Year of Participation, and with over 200 sports activities taken place over the year, participation seemed a fitting theme. MP Richard Burden joined the evenings celebrations which saw Midland

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Volunteering Success

Midland Mencap has always valued the amazing contribution from our fantastic volunteers but in 2015 we slightly changed the way we recruited and supported volunteers to make sure we and they were getting the most from their time with us. We are really pleased with the impact our new approach

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