Wiltshire College, Chippenham campus, have entered into an
exciting link with Doorway, as part of the Wiltshire College
Community Campus Programme.
encourages students to be aware of a number of important local
issues such as homelessness. Students can also volunteer their
services as part of the Community Campus Volunteer Programme
and this volunteer work, all carried out in the student’s
spare time is accredited by the Millenium Volunteers Award.
Liaison Officer, Karen Colley, said “The link between
Doorway and the Student Volunteer Programme is the students
recycling their own clothes, mobile phones and ink cartridges
for the guests of Doorway, thus linking the importance of
the issue of recycling with community help.”
Manager, Margaret Cleverley, said “The threat of homelessness
can affect any of us at any time, whatever our age or background.
We are delighted that Chippenham College is helping us promote
Doorway and raise funds for our work in North Wiltshire.”
events are planned for the academic year and two students
have just been recruited as volunteers for the drop-in centre
added 23rd October 2006