Tag Archives: volunteer

The value of older volunteers

The value of older volunteers

Age-Friendly and Inclusive Volunteering, a new review of community contributions in later life by the Centre for Ageing Better, calls on charities, voluntary organisations and the public sector to do ...
Samaritans: there to listen, 24/7

Samaritans: there to listen, 24/7

In 1938 Chad Varah was a vicar in central London. The first funeral he conducted was for a 14 year old girl. On starting her period, the girl believed she had a sexually transmitted disease and, with ...
Provide a purpose: volunteer

Provide a purpose: volunteer

It’s that time of year when charities everywhere celebrate the contributions of their hard-working and committed volunteers! Volunteers’ Week takes place every year, on 1-7 June. In honour of this, we ...