Sam Cooke tells us about his full time volunteering experience In January 2013, aged 19, I moved from just outside Bristol 400 miles north to North Lanarkshire to do full time volunteering for a year. I had recently finished my A-Levels, and I was interested in volunteering as I felt I needed to give something back … Continued
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.
On World Youth Skills Day, and with the summer holidays looming, we highlight the potential for young people to gain vital life and employability skills through volunteering.
Investment in volunteering might help us to meet the health and care challenges we face as a society.
Volunteering Matters has joined forces with partners across Europe to develop citizenship education material for 8-12 year olds.
Volunteering Matters demonstrates the need for volunteers in helping meet the demands and needs of our health and care system.
Roy visits a local primary school every week and listens to the children reading so he can help them improve these skills. So what does he get out of it?
Ross is inspired every day by the work our volunteers do to support some of the most vulnerable and victimised young people in the local area.
With party manifestos abound you can’t help but notice that the matter of employee volunteering is a hot topic at the moment.