Community space in the Forest of Dean searching for new volunteers

Community Project Co-ordinator for Candi, Shannon Revill. Based in Cinderford, the community wellbeing hub are looking for new volunteers to join
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To mark Volunteers Week this week, a community space in Gloucestershire are appealing for new volunteers.

Based in Cinderford, Candi stands for Cinderford Area Neighbourhood Development Initiative. The aim of the community hub on Market Street is to promote community wellbeing and offers a broad range of activities.

Involving a Youth Space, Home Work Club, Mental Health Peer Support, LGBTQ+ groups, Lunch Clubs, a Men's Space and Women's Space - there is something for everyone at Candi.

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Community Project Co-ordinator Shannon Revill says new volunteers are needed because it gives back to the community.

"We're looking for people who have a passion to volunteer in the community, Shannon said. "Volunteering gives people a chance to help others and it can also help young people with their employability skills."

Open to anybody in the Forest of Dean and wider parts of the county, Shannon adds, "anybody who wants to support the community can come here and volunteering is about celebrating community too. If you've never tried it before I would really consider giving volunteering a go."

For more information you can find Candi via their Facebook page here.