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Summer Opportunities 2019

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Get Active. Do Good. Have Fun! Take advantage of your Summer break and get involved in the local Sheffield community with our summer programme of volunteering and community engagement. There are lots of activities to take part in - all for a good cause!

Big Lunch Community Picnic with The RIVA Project

This opportunity takes place until 08 Aug 2019.

Thursday 8th August 11am - 2pm Join the Summer family fun day at RIVA! Help this lovely community event run smoothly, build relationships and friendships, and get to know a different side of Sheffield! There will be crafts, refreshments, tombola, bubbles, and games (Giant Jenga, Connect Four, and Bouncy Castle!).

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just be friendly and willing to get involved and help out

What will I gain?

Be part of a community event, helping to reduce social isolation. Meet new people and make new friends

Training and support

No training needed. Guidance and support provided on the day.

Time commitment

Thursday 8th August. 11am - 2pm







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The RIVA project, 77 Laird Road, Wisewood, Sheffield S6 4BS

Travel information

Easily accessible by bus and tram. Travel expenses on public transport within Sheffield can be reimbursed
  • CausesChildren and families, Community events and festivals, Social isolation
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenThursday morning, Thursday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Events and stewarding, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Third sector and charity work

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