Blog
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.

“I’ve got the confidence to do bigger and better things”

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
Young people volunteer

Vacation, vocation or volunteer?

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.

Volunteering Matters to Schools

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- Befriending scheme

Why Volunteering Matters in Scotland

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.
Employee volunteering

Why Employee Volunteering Matters

With party manifestos abound you can’t help but notice that the matter of employee volunteering is a hot topic at the moment.
Volunteering Matters Chief Executive

Welcome to Volunteering Matters!

We are launching our rebrand and positioning our charity as leading the UK volunteering in policy and practice. Why is this a good time for us?