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Help young offenders make a positive change to their lives

18 December 2018
Thurrock Council's Youth Offending team are looking for volunteers to help young people at risk of reoffending.
Referral Order Panel Volunteers hold meetings with young people and their families to discuss the reasons behind their offending. The aim of these meetings is to put together a plan and arrange activities to prevent the young person from reoffending.

Volunteers recognised by the Mayor

11 June 2018
Volunteers in Thurrock were recognised this week at a special appreciation event hosted by the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Barbara Rice.
The event, which took place on Monday 11 June, saw volunteers from across the borough come together to be recognised for their hard work and dedication to helping others.
The volunteers got the opportunity to visit the Mayor's Parlour at the Civic Offices, Grays and talk with the Mayor about the inspiring work they do across a range of council services including schools, children’s centres, libraries, youth services and the Thurrock Museum.

Thurrock Council recognises the power of volunteers

5 June 2018
Thurrock Council has celebrated national Volunteers Week by recognising the wide range of opportunities available across the borough.
Volunteering is a fulfilling way for people to make a real difference to other people’s lives in their community and develop new skills and experience. There are a wide range of volunteering opportunities available from Thurrock Council that allow people to work on exciting projects or as part of groups across a range of settings.