Volunteering Matters projects archive.

Parental Employability Support

This programme aims to assist lone parents, families with a disabled parent or child, families with three or more children, ethnically diverse families, and families with a youngest child under the age of one and parents under the age of 25 to improve their quality of life by matching them with volunteers who can help build resilience and aspirations towards employment.

Family Supporters Edinburgh

Our Volunteers Supporting Families in Edinburgh project offers practical and emotional support to families across the South East, South West, North West and North East localities of Edinburgh, empowering them to face a range of life challenges.


Connect+Go is a volunteer transport service funded by Department of Transport, helping to tackle lonelines and isolation in young people.
People aged over 50 volunteering


For over 30 years RSVP – Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme – has been enabling people aged 50 and over to contribute their energy, enthusiasm and experience as volunteers for the benefit of their communities.

WASSUP and We Are Patrick, Greenwich

Young people aged 16-19 years (up to 25 for SEND) are working together to educate peers on issues that impact them. From exploitation to domestic abuse and grooming, these young volunteers are lobbying for change by promoting young people’s voices and raising awareness in Greenwich.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is an exciting new project in Milton Keynes funded by Bucks, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (BLMK CCG). We work in partnership with Service Six to support children and young people aged between 8 and 25 years old transition from inpatients mental health services into their Milton Keynes communities. Often transitioning out of … Continued