Volunteering Matters projects archive.

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 supporting children and young people one-to-one with their reading, maths, languages in schools and community learning settings across Wales.

Rural Wisdom

A partnership project focussed on tackling rural isolation among older people, developed by Outside the Box, Volunteering Matters Cymru and the National Development Team for Inclusion.

Volunteers Supporting Families

Volunteers Supporting Families recruits, trains and matches volunteers who mentor and support families with complex needs.

Newport Support Partnership

Volunteering Matters is working with other experienced organisations as part of the Newport Support Partnership to provide help for isolated people and carers living in the Newport area.

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is a UK wide programme, funded by Spirit of 2012 that aims to encourage disabled and non-disabled people to take part in and enjoy activity together.