Volunteer Case Study


Volunteering Matters’ SAFE males project is aimed at 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.

Why volunteer?

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.

Democracy, civil society and Europe

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.

Is “hands-on” volunteering still relevant?

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

Volunteer and get happy!

Read how you can get happy on International Day of Happiness and how volunteering fits right into the mix.
Play Rangers event

Celebrating Play Rangers

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.