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. 

Employee Volunteering: Vauxhall Primary School

Vauxhall Primary School is a smaller than the average-size primary school. Most pupils are from a range of minority ethnic groups and almost three quarters of pupils speak English as an additional language. Over half of the pupils are known to be eligible for the pupil premium, which is higher than average. The school has … Continued

Employee volunteering: Aviva

We are very to pleased welcome Aviva as a new client for team volunteering. Aviva provides around 31 million customers worldwide with insurance, savings and investment products. The partnership has got off to a great start already and engaged with 10 regional offices with active teams of volunteers in Norwich, Eastleigh, Perth, Sheffield, Bristol, Liverpool … Continued

Employee Volunteering: Stewart’s Story

“I’m currently working within the Co-op’s Leadership, Talent and Learning team as one of our Lead Learning Designers.  I’ve been in the field of Learning and Development for the past 10 years and it’s something that I’m really passionate about.  When the Skill Share volunteering programme was created by our team in partnership with The … Continued

Full-time Volunteering: Nicol’s Story

“I would never have thought that I could ever have had so many lovely experiences from my time with these young people but now that I look back, I am sure that they have taught me more than anyone else!”

Vocal: William’s Story

“From volunteering I have been able to accept myself and build my self esteem and confidence and feel like I have a meaning and a reason to get out of bed.”

One Small Step: Jacqui’s Story

“I really enjoy my visits just as much as Shirley does. I know that I am helping Shirley and feel privileged to be able to do so.”