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Become a volunteer reporter and help NHS celebrate its 70th anniversary!

Date published: 03/10/2017


In 2018, the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary. To help share its past, and reflect on its present and future,poster
People’s Voice Media are looking to capture people’s stories about the NHS and put them together into a short film.

Working with the University of Manchester and Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations, People’s Voice Media are going to train young people (aged 14 – 25) as Community Reporters who will help them to gather these stories and edit them into the film.

Community Reporting is a storytelling movement that supports people to tell their own stories and use digital tools to share them with others. Using video recording techniques, the Community Reporters will
capture stories about the role of the NHS in their own lives and the lives of their friends, family, colleagues, teachers, neighbours and other community members.

They will then work with People’s Voice Media to identify the key messages from the stories and put them together into a short film that will be used as part of an online archive, an exhibition and at community events

Read more here >>>

How can I get involved?
To become a Community Reporter, you will need to attend the following training programmes:

Volunteer training days will take place at V2C Resource Centre, Nolton Street, Bridgend.
Monday 16 October, Wednesday 15 November and Thursday 16 November 2017 from 10am – 4pm.

Storytelling Sessions:
In these sessions, you will learn how to use video storytelling and recording techniques to capture stories, and share them online.

Story Editing Sessions:
In these sessions, you will look through the stories and decide what their key points are, and work to edit them into a short film.

You can also be involved by popping down to one of the Storytelling sessions to share your story with the Community Reporters.

To book your place visit Bridgend Volunteer Centre, Bridgend Town Centre or T: 01656 660372 or E: bavo@bavo.org.uk


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