Volunteering Matters projects archive.

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)

Clackmannanshire Befriending Project

The Clackmannanshire Befriending Project recruits and trains volunteers to befriend vulnerable and disadvantaged young people (aged 8-18) in the local area.

Futures East

Futures East is a project focused on enabling young people between the ages of 16-25, who have learning disabilities, on the autism spectrum or have additional support needs, to take part in exciting and worthwhile voluntary roles within their local communities of Hackney and the surrounding Boroughs. 

Give More Get More

Give More Get More was a project that aimed to support young disabled people transition from full time education to the next stage in their life through support from an older volunteer and a person-centred plan.

Mind Matters

Mind Matters is shaping the future of Mental Health awareness for young people in Gwent.

Learn Together Cymru

Learn Together Cymru is a project that supported children and young people one-to-one with their reading, maths, languages in schools and community learning settings across Wales. Over 200 volunteers continue to support children in their local primary schools and we are still actively looking for ways to continue to grow this work.