SJ celebrates with the community to thank our Volunteers

Published on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 at 11:16:51 AM

Former Perth Wildcats Athlete, Greg Hire will be sharing his success story through volunteering at SJ’s Volunteer Week Sundowner.

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is excited to announce a series of events celebrating Volunteer Week from 20 – 26 May. This week-long celebration highlights the invaluable contributions of volunteers and encourages residents to join the volunteer community that plays a pivotal role in shaping our Shire.

Shire President Rob Coales expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming events, stating, “Volunteering is the backbone of our community. It fosters a sense of belonging, enhances personal well-being, and creates a stronger, more resilient community. We invite everyone to participate in our Volunteer Week activities to see firsthand the impact of volunteering and to consider becoming a volunteer themselves.”

“We’re opening our volunteer celebrations to the community to reflect our commitment to accessibility and community engagement. It’s a good opportunity for our residents to appreciate all our volunteers.”

President Coales also encouraged the community to be part of something bigger. “Let’s celebrate together and thank everybody who has been a pivotal part of shaping our Shire.”

“Volunteering is something to consider as it offers numerous benefits, including personal growth, skill development, and a profound sense of fulfillment.”

Event Highlights:

Wear Orange Wednesday BBQ with the SES

Date: May 22, 2024

Join us for a fun and engaging BBQ night with the Shire's State Emergency Services (SES). Wear orange to show your support for our emergency service volunteers who work tirelessly to keep our community safe. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet our local heroes, learn about their crucial work, and discover how you can get involved.

Sundowner with Greg Hire

Date: May 24, 2024

We are thrilled to welcome former Wildcats athlete Greg Hire for an inspiring evening. Greg will share his experiences and discuss the importance of teamwork, dedication, and community involvement. This event is a great chance to mingle with fellow community members and hear from a prominent figure about the power of volunteering.

First Aid Course

Date: May 25, 2024

This comprehensive first aid course will equip participants with essential life-saving skills. Volunteering in emergency response can make a significant difference in critical situations, and this course is a perfect starting point for those looking to make a meaningful impact. Spaces are limited so register via the link below if you don’t want to miss out.

All events are free. For more information about our Volunteer Week celebrations, click here.

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