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...

Do you listen to your volunteers? A Volunteers’ Week challenge for volunteer leaders

Friday 7th June

Last summer I was challenged by CLIC Sargent’s Director of...

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

Friday 7th June

Nominations for the 2020 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services are...

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...

“City Year always find the hidden children our teachers miss.”

Wednesday 5th June

Our extraordinary volunteers are at the heart of City Year...