GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is ready to join in with celebrations during National Volunteers’ Week 2016.
National Volunteer’s Week is taking place from Wednesday, June 1 to Sunday, June 12, when a number of events hosted by GMFRS will take place across Greater Manchester.
Existing GMFRS volunteers and staff members will be at the events to talk to those who are interested in joining the team of volunteers and about upcoming volunteer roles the Service.
Since the Service’s volunteering programme launched in 2008, more than 200,000 hours have been donated by volunteers, carrying out various roles in the community.
Uzma Babb, GMFRS Volunteer Development Officer, said: “Our volunteers are fantastic and without their dedication and hard work we wouldn’t be able to do as much work as we do now in the community.
“This year a special thank-you event for our volunteers is planned for the evening of Saturday, June 4, where volunteers will be thanked for their hard work and commitment...
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