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.

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...

Fact file: Liverpool FC Foundation volunteer

Wednesday 6th June

Why did you join the LFC Foundation/Liverpool John Moores University...

Picture of Holly O'Shea

Top six moments of My City Year Journey: Holly O’Shea

Tuesday 5th June

City Year UK is a youth social action charity which...