Suffolk Action Week








Suffolk Action Week is a NEW volunteer recruitment campaign created in partnership with Community Action Suffolk, Suffolk Libraries, East of England CO-OP and many other Suffolk charities. 


Are you considering volunteering? Find out more about volunteering during Suffolk Action Week.

Search for a recruitment event near you on:

Search week of 30th September – 6th October 2019

Are you an organisation looking for Volunteers?

Join us for a week of events to promote volunteering. Hold your own recruitment event during this week.

Taking part in Suffolk Action Week will help you recruit new volunteers.

Below is further information about the week, resources and ideas of how you could be involved.

Further information for organisations

IDEAS of how you could be involved

Organisations let’s make this week a success – attend fairs, host coffee mornings/afternoons or evenings, better still offer ‘taster sessions’ for volunteers to try out volunteering.

Let Janet Perry know and add your recruitment event on Volunteer Suffolk (click one off)

Coffee & Cake drop in or Stand at East of England coop – Contact Janet Perry to find out how we can support you with this.


Library Volunteer Fairs –

Suffolk Libraries are supporting this week by hosting daily Volunteer Fairs in various locations, from 10.30am – 2pm. This is a chance for people to drop by and speak to organisations directly.

If you are a member of the public with questions about libraries’ location and facilities please contact: Diane Moore

If you are currently looking for volunteers, apply for a place at a Volunteer Fair using the form below and send to Janet Perry (Deadline is 12pm on Monday 19th August , prioritised by organisations nearest the location).   

Volunteer Fair Application Form

Mon 30th Sept Ipswich Library 10.30-2pm (Almost full)
Tues 1st Oct


Woodbridge 10.30-2pm

Halesworth 10.30-2pm

Weds 2nd Oct



Lowestoft 10.30-2pm

Felixstowe  10.30-2pm

Eye  10.30-1pm

Thurs 3rd Oct Haverhill  10.30-2pm
Fri 4th Oct Newmarket 10.30-2pm



Advertise your current opportunities for volunteers:

Hosting an event: Add your event too as an opportunity (click one off).

Guide to add your roles: Volunteer Suffolk Guide

In the lead up to the week and during this week we expect to see many more applications for roles on the website, so please ensure your roles are advertised.

Marketing & Branding

BRANDING resources   

Hosting an event, or attending a fair, please print and adapt these flyers and posters. Editable with adobe acrobat DC. Option to edit and add text to the PDF document.

Suffolk Action Banner

A4 Suffolk Action Posters

A3 Suffolk Action Posters


Social Media posts/banners/announcements

Please share Suffolk Action Week on your social media platforms using hashtag #GetVolunteering . Everything you need is here!

Facebook Cover Photo

Web Banner

Web Banner 2

Instagram Posts this week

Instagram Posts – 1 month to go

Instagram Posts – Dates

Instagram Posts – 5 days to go

Instagram Posts – 2 weeks to go

Instagram Posts – 1 week to go

Instagram Posts – 2 days to go


Email banner

Email Banner Image



Together this campaign will have a big impact! Let’s all promote this week to our networks, stakeholders, current volunteers  and supporters. Advertise in your local newsletters and parish magazines.

We would like to say a huge thank you to Rachel Evelyn-Blackwood for volunteering her time to create the branding, logo and marketing materials for this campaign.

Thank you all for your support.


Any questions? Contact Janet Perry, Volunteering Services Officer, Community Action Suffolk