Volunteering stories

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, we're not hosting volunteering stories for Volunteers' Week 2020.

Volunteering with Talk Listen Change

Wednesday 22nd May

STRIVE volunteers are local people who work alongside the police...

International Youth Volunteer Programme: two perspectives

Thursday 16th May

I took part in the British Red Cross’ International Youth...

Room to Reward – hotel breaks for Hidden Heroes

Wednesday 8th May

Room to Reward is a unique charity created to give...

Young women know best – let them speak

Wednesday 1st May

It might sound cheesy, but every day I love coming...

Volunteering at Rainham Hall – two perspectives

Wednesday 13th March

Jesse Lock, Community Gardener We have a volunteer, Brigitte, who...

The 'Take One, Leave One' rail near Exmouth Market

How ‘Take One, Leave One’ Inspired a Community

Wednesday 6th March

As snow and freezing temperatures hit Britain in January, myself...

Blackpool Social Care Volunteers Service

Thursday 7th June

Maggie first applied to be a volunteer with Blackpool Council...

Fifty years of volunteering with Contact the Elderly

Thursday 7th June

I first found out about the work of Contact the...

Anna Jackson, Coaching UK

Wednesday 6th June

I have now been playing and coaching for 20 years...