At Volunteering Matters, we believe that empowering young people to make a difference through youth social action is the key to a better future for everyone. That’s why we have signed the Power of Youth Charter. This is our commitment to supporting and empowering young people.
We regularly post blogs from our own staff, volunteers and key figures in the voluntary sector. Have a browse of our recent blog entries below.
#iwillWeek23 is here! This year is extra special as we celebrate 10 years of #iwill! Get involved by signing up for an event, supporting our digital content, or signing the Power of Youth Charter.
Volunteering Matters welcomes Amanda Naylor OBE as new Chief Executive, effective from 1st January 2024.
'Long story short, having a Grandmentor is nothing short of life changing!' Grandmentors, Lisa and mentee, Charlie, share their inspiring story about how Grandmentors has helped them in ways they didn't expect.
In a wonderful celebration of youth social action, young people paint a vibrant mural with symbolic flower designs, unveiled in central Ipswich to raise awareness on the importance of safety.
Jon Mulkern, a volunteer with our Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP) tells us why he loves being a volunteer school reader, the positive impact on the children and why he recommends volunteer school reading to others.
We are excited to announce the launch of a new community experience programme, which has been funded by NCS (National Citizen Service) to support young people in Suffolk.
This Refugee Week we reflect on Survival Stories and the positive impact of art in supporting refugees and people seeking asylum to engage with their new communities.
Helen is a volunteer with Hounslow Allies. Allies are volunteers, independent of social workers or other professional in a child in care’s life. For Helen, mentoring is rewarding and life-enriching.
Youth Engagement Manager 6 Month Contract Job Ref: V450 Hours/Days per week: 14 hours per week – (Flexible days/hours) Salary: £10,000 Start date: ASAP Location: Homebased (travel around West Lothian) Closing date: 2nd June 2023 Interview date and Location: TBC, online Volunteering Matters At Volunteering Matters we use volunteering’s unique power to bring people together … Continued