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Inspiring People, Changing Communities

we engage MORE THAN 30,000 volunteers every year. We have MORE THAN 180 programmes running across the country. We focus on the needs of four distinct communities.

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This #GivingTuesday, instead of asking for donations of money, we are asking our supporters to donate the gift of time by volunteering in their communities.



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Sex Matters Too: Rhys’s Story

"I think that volunteering with Volunteering Matters and having it on my CV made me stand out from the crowd and more able to get a full-time job."

What did we learn from our volunteers this summer?

This summer, we asked our volunteers, why they volunteer, what they think about the training and support we offer, and what benefits they have gained from the experience. Here, Oonagh discusses the results.

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