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Volunteering

News letter

Good afternoon everyone! We have not posted on the blog for a while so we decided to do a little news update. We have had lots happening and have new staff in post. Our first big change – Mel; who was previously the centre manager is now Chief Executive and Cailin has stepped into the role of operations manager. Both have settled into the roles really well and the day centre is running smoothly. Emma…
Nikki
6th April 2017
Service User's Stories

My Story – Tony

Tony has been using Maggs day centre for many years and has also volunteered at the clothing project for eight of those. Tony volunteers every Monday and Thursday, he helps unload the donations and will assist those who come into the project. Tony said he really enjoys the work, helping people is good although sometimes he does find it challenging. Tony first started using Maggs day centre for the social aspect and for meals but…
Nikki
2nd February 2017
Volunteering

Hadrian’s wall team surpasses pervious staff fundraising total

An intrepid team of University of Worcester staff has topped previous fundraising efforts with their walk along an iconic British landmark. The Hadrian’s Wall Walk last month, which saw trekkers cover the 85-mile distance from Segedunum, near Newcastle, to Bowness-on-Solway, to the west of Carlisle in just over 72 hours, has raised a total of £6,200. This surpasses funds raised by staff, who completed the Three Peaks Challenge in 2014. A team climbed Britain’s three…
Nikki
8th September 2016
Service User's Stories

The tour of the Guildhall by Aide Fulcher

Maggs had received an invitation from the Mayor of Worcester to have a guided tour and visit the cells underneath the Guildhall. I was expecting to be bored as I don’t usually do day trips but the Mayor had a laugh with me and was a normal bloke who was down to earth and made me feel comfortable. We were greeted in the Mayor’s office, where we sat down and were told what the job…
Nikki
29th August 2016
Volunteering

My experience as a volunteer at Maggs

My Experience as a volunteer at Maggs;  When I first walked into Maggs I was not really sure what my expectations were. I had done some volunteering with the homeless in London, but this was very different. I think I thought it would be quite tough and a bit challenging.  I started as a volunteer and then started hosting my own art workshops. I love working at Maggs. Some things that particularly struck me while working…
Nikki
7th August 2016