Volunteering stories

Every year people from all walks of life around the UK take time to volunteer and make a huge difference to their communities. To learn more and get inspired, see the volunteering stories below.

Good gadgets and great volunteers at Kirklees Visual Impairment Network

Friday 7th June

My name is Sam, I am a single parent and...

Are you up for the Summer reading challenge?

Thursday 6th June

Volunteering with the Summer Reading Challenge gives you the opportunity...

Cherished Gowns

Thursday 6th June

I resigned from work in 2015 after having been living...

Emma’s motivation for pursuing sports

Thursday 6th June

Sport can have a positive impact on the community as...

Aik Saath brings communities together in Slough

Wednesday 5th June

I first started volunteering at Aik Saath just over three...

Volunteering adventures at sea

Wednesday 5th June

Ocean Youth Trust South is a charity using adventure under...

If your front line is your bottom line, spend some quality time on it

Tuesday 4th June

Working for YHA (England & Wales) has plenty of perks,...

Celebrating volunteering in Suffolk

Monday 3rd June

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) has created a number of short...

Mentoring a young person in Scotland

Monday 3rd June

Volunteering in our free time is one of those things...