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Updates on what our projects and people have been up to – across England, Wales and Scotland.

Impact Day National Careers Week

Positive Futures for young Londoners

To mark National Careers Week, The Petchey Academy sixth form students were joined by volunteers from professional services firm Deloitte for a day of activities designed to develop key employment skills.

Karen and Sarah

Taking Grandmentors to new places!

Both Stockton Council and Wiltshire Council will be teaming up with Volunteering Matters to launch Grandmentors in their area, providing new inter-generational mentoring to young people leaving care. 

Positive Futures for young people in Ipswich

We’re delighted to announce that our work with and for young people across Ipswich has been given a boost this month with the arrival of a new youth volunteering project in the area – Positive Futures.

Mind Matters volunteer Sophie scoops Diana Award

We are delighted to announce that one of our amazing volunteers, Sophie, was presented with a Diana Award at the Inspire Wales award ceremony in Cardiff City Hall today for her outstanding contribution to our Mind Matters project.