Volunteering Matters’ SAFE project is running a pilot for young males aged 16-35 in Gwent who have a learning need or disability. We need your help in creating fun interactive sessions.
Grandmentors is an innovative project that sees older volunteers use their lifetime of skills and experience to support vulnerable young people leaving the care system. This opportunity is for Grandmentors Stockton.
Public Affairs Manager Martin Jones gave us his thoughts on the House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement.
Volunteers make a massive difference to people and communities all over the UK, from providing advice to troubled families, helping children to read, or empowering people with disabilities.
Volunteering Matters works with Nightsafe, a local youth homeless shelter based in Blackburn, to place volunteers at the shelter overnight, to ensure that the beneficiaries can access the care and support they need.
I was asked to say a few words about the referendum outcome at the conference today and I made the point that one of the ways of expressing your care for society is by volunteering, not by social media hand-wringing.
Our Chief Executive Oonagh Aitken’s take on strategic planning, as inspired by the recent National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) conference.
At Volunteering Matters we have nearly 25 years of experience in employee volunteering, and we have noticed that many cash-strapped charities need both skills-based and practical volunteering to achieve their goals
Read how you can get happy on International Day of Happiness and how volunteering fits right into the mix.
We’re marking the end of the Play Rangers project in Bristol this month. Volunteering Matters have been running outdoor play activities and events for children across south Bristol for around ten years.
It’s Student Volunteering Week this week, so read about full-time volunteer, Connor his gap year volunteering.