Jacqueline- Volunteers supporting Families

We think the best way to find out about our work is to hear directly from the people involved in volunteering projects across the UK. These case studies will give you an insight into how our volunteers, staff and beneficiaries are transforming lives and changing communities across the UK. To read more about one of our four pillars, simply click to corresponding link on the right. 

Nicola Taylor’s story: SAFE

“I am helping others receive important messages and love seeing them gaining confidence week by week.” Having cerebral palsy hasn’t affected Nicola’s desire or ability to help others, and she even won an award at Volunteering Matters’ AGM in 2018.

Get Out Get Active: Asmita’s Story

Following a difficult start in life, Asmita has found real purpose, positivity and friendship through volunteering with the Get Out Get Active programme.

Kasim digital mentor

Employee Volunteering: Kasim’s Story

Kasim is a mentor on our Employee Volunteering e-mentoring programme. He was matched with a year 11 student from the Co-op Academy of Failsworth and they exchanged emails over our secure server for 10 months.

Clackmannanshire Befriending Project: Stephanie’s Story

Stephanie wanted to be or do something ‘more’, but didn’t know what that looked like. Volunteering with Clackmannanshire Befriending Project is the ‘more’ she was looking for, and says it totally exceeded her expectations.