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 inspirational stories from our volunteers will give you an insight into how our volunteers are helping to transform lives and change communities across the UK.

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Volunteers meeting online

Speed careers workshop online

Volunteering Matters has been organising online workshops in partnership with Deutsche Bank to help students make informed decisions about their career goals.

Volunteering during a lockdown

With social distancing and lockdown measures, it’s easy for people become isolated and lonely, especially those who may be older and more at risk from corona virus.

Grandmentors and Hounslow Allies

All local authorities have a statutory duty to provide independent visitors to all children in care (aged 8 – 16+) who would benefit. In Hounslow, London, we’ve been providing an Independent Visitor Service – Hounslow Allies – for over 12 years. We also run Grandmentors in Hounslow. Grandmentors is an intergenerational mentoring programme that matches … Continued

WASSUP: Amber’s Story

‘It feels to me that I have gone full circle in the volunteering world, by starting as a volunteer and being empowered by the staff there, to becoming a staff member myself and empowering the next generation of volunteers.’