Volunteers’ Day on 4 February 2017: 50 People are coming – are you?

CAFOD Volunteers during Harvest Fast Day Briefing ready to speak in their local parishes,

CAFOD Volunteers during Harvest Fast Day Briefing

50 people have already booked for CAFOD volunteers’ Day on Saturday 4 February 2017 in Amigo hall, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HR from 10 am to 2:45pm. There are still some spaces available. Book today here or call our office volunteer centre in Southwark on 0208 466 9901.

Tea and coffee will be served from 9:45am-10:15am

10:15            Introductions and reflection
CAFOD history, ethos and work
Fundraising and Stewardship update
International work update
Volunteering with CAFOD

12:15             Speaker Clare Dixon – CAFOD Head of Latin America

1:00 pm         Lunch. Please bring your own to help keep costs to a minimum.

1:40                Prayer

1:50                Lent Fast Day: Discover Florence’s story and the project in Zambia

2:10                Sharing the practical mechanics of running an appeal in the parish

2:45                Good bye and Good Luck in your parish.

If you are not available on Saturday and would like to attend a CAFOD Lent Fast Day Briefing please join us in St John Vianney, 21 Heathfield Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NP on Friday 3 February between 10:30 am and 12:30pm. You can book here.

February CAFOD Lent Fast Day Briefing in Southwark

This Lent Fast Day we will be hearing about how Florence from Zambia turned one tiny fish into a thriving business and a future for her family, with your help.


CAFOD Volunteer during Harvest Fast Day Briefing 2016

Come along to one of our CAFOD Lent Fast Day Briefing. Find out all you need to know about the coming Lent Fast Day and the community we are focussing on in Zambia. Share ideas with other volunteers about how you can raise awareness in your parish.


You will also hear our guest Speaker Claire Dixon, head of CAFOD latin America, share her experience on how CAFOD works with its partners.

Please come along to one of our Fast Day Briefing:

3 February in Bexleyheath / 10:30am -12:30pm – St John Vianney. 21 Heathfield Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 8NP. Register here
4 February in Amigo Hall, Lambeth/ workshop 2 – 12:15pm-2:45pm – Lambeth, London SE1 7HY, next to St Georges Cathedral. Special guest: Clare Dixon CAFOD head of Latin America.  Register here
6 February (tbc) at St Josephs Bromley / 8-9pm – 1 Orchard Road, Bromley, BR1 2PR
11 February at CAFOD Volunteer Centre the Church of Christ the King, 1st Floor, 29 Bramley Road, London, N14 4HE from 10am – 12noon. This meeting will include a talk by guest speaker Mark Chamberlain, who has first hand experience of the projects in Zambia which we will promoting this Fast Day. Register here

Book online or for more information please contact us at the Southwark Volunteer Centre on 020 8466 9901

Lent Fast Day is Friday 10 March, and if you are the Fast Day contact in your parish, your pack will be with you in the first week of February.