Team London Young Ambassadors – Youth Social Action Volunteer

Team London Young Ambassadors delivers a Youth Social Action programme to Alternative Provision, Pupil Referral Units and Special Educational Need and Disability schools. The programme will deliver in school sessions that encourage and support young people aged 10 – 18 to explore issues that are meaningful and relevant to them, inform system change and address … Continued

Peer Perspectives Clackmannanshire

Led by volunteers aged 16-25, who have been supported and trained by our team, these young people want to play an active role in their community by championing mental health, whilst developing their own skills at the same time.

Peer Perspectives Clackmannanshire

The Peer Perspectives project involves recruiting young people aged 16-25, training them on issues related to mental health, working with them to create workshops that can be delivered to other young people, and providing volunteers with a valuable development opportunity along the way. This project is very much about giving young people the space and the tools they need to talk confidently about mental … Continued

Support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery transformed lives in 2020

Throughout 2020, our volunteers and staff have done an incredible job, repurposing and redesigning our projects and programmes, and in many areas taking part in the front-line response to Covid-19. This wouldn’t be possible without the wonderful support we receive from players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The report below gives examples of some of the … Continued

Volunteering Matters Collaborates with Mencap to inspire volunteer support

When Mencap asked us to support their initiative to encourage young people with mild and moderate learning difficulties to volunteer, we were excited to help.  Volunteering can be as beneficial to the person giving support as it is to the recipient, and we felt this was especially relevant in the case of the Mencap students.  Volunteering is … Continued

Health Champions Warwickshire

Running for one year in Warwickshire. Harnessing the power of volunteers to engage their local community in healthy living.

Pen Pal Volunteer

Matching volunteers with people who want to receive friendly letters, combatting loneliness and isolation across the UK as part of Getting Together Matters.