Volunteering Matters projects archive.

Handyperson Project

Our handyperson service runs in Stirling and Clackmannanshire and involves older volunteers who complete small and minor maintenance jobs that some older people cannot do by themselves.

EVS

EVS (European Voluntary Service) is an international volunteer program funded by the European Commission. It enables all young people legally resident in Europe, aged between 18 and 30 years, to carry out an international volunteer service in an organisation or in a public body in Europe, Africa, Asia or South America for a period ranging … Continued

Befriending Matters

From 2016 - 2018, through the efforts of befriending volunteers, Befriending Matters project helped to tackle loneliness, isolation and poor health and wellbeing in North East London.

Futures Matter

Futures Matter trains and supports volunteer leaders to devise and run volunteering initiatives for the benefit of their local community in Ipswich.

The Loop

The Loop gives beneficiaries the opportunity to become volunteers. It enables participants to access the social group as and when they need support, progress onto the Goals Group when ready and take their learning further within the Projects Group.

Perspectives

Perspectives aims to give marginalised adults the chance to be seen, heard, included and participate in their community.
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Grandmentors

Grandmentors: building better futures for young people leaving care across 8 areas in the UK. 82% of the care leavers supported by Grandmentors are in education, employment or training after six months, compared to just 51% nationally.

SAFE (Sexual Awareness for Everyone)

The S.A.F.E project (Sexual Awareness For Everyone) is for women living in Gwent aged 16 – 35 who have a learning need or disability. The project aims to give vulnerable young people the tools to identify appropriate and safe relationships.

Activ8

Activ8 is a peer-led project delivering bespoke and tailored activities to young people, aged 18 – 24 years, who are not in education, employment or training (NEET)