YSS welcomes the High Sheriff of Shropshire.

Thank you given to YSS volunteers in Shropshire Telford & Wrekin, as  part of National Volunteer Week.


group  photoYSS volunteers, from Shropshire Telford& Wrekin, were presented with National Volunteer Week certificates by Christine Holmes, High Sheriff Of Shropshire at a special celebration event, at The Pheasant, in Admaston,  to thank them for their work.

She added that ” Volunteers of YSS provide vital help to ‪‎Shropshire‬ for those with chaotic lives and complex needs. Thanks to all for your work.”

christine holmesThere were 11 volunteers present, 6 from the EnHance project working with    young people and families in Shropshire, 3  volunteers from the Appropriate Adult  Service, 2 from  the Meet and Mentor Criminal Justice project along with 2  YSS Trustees.  Vicky Campbell, Volunteer  Co-ordinator gave a short presentation on  “30 years of YSS”  as YSS is celebrating  its 30th year this year. Debb Grantham, YSS Operations Director  talked on the memorable dates in our YSS History to compliment this.

inside  the pheasantAnnette, one of the volunteers, said about the event “It was great to catch up with other volunteers and also to meet new ones. It was also good to take a more in depth look at how YSS evolved and has developed over the years, and to meet trustees and the High Sheriff, who thanked us for our work. The food was lovely and you had all gone to so much trouble to organise such an enjoyable occasion. Thanks again.”

debb g  and vicky   talking about yss and historyRay Peel, YSS Trustee, (a voluntary  role too )  said “As usual Debb and her team did a great job and all went well. Christine was extremely good, speaking to everyone and she gave a small talk on the High Sheriff’s Office. She was accompanied  by her husband David too.  I think everyone enjoyed the occasion I know I did.”


presentations to volunteers june 4meet and mentorenhance boards

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