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Find out what motivates volunteers and read about their experiences.
My volunteering journey started six years ago, it began by attending my local youth forum, leading into five years of being involved in the Highland Youth Parliament.
Abby is a Trustee and Team Leader for the Material Needs Team at Forth Valley Welcome (FVW) a charity that welcomes people seeking sanctuary and supports them towards a settled future within our communities.
#Befriending is…Inspiring – Liam Hayman returns to LINK Adolescent Befriending Project to offer Telephone Befriending
Keith Wallace is a volunteer befriender with Seescape. He and his befriendee, Jemima, have been getting together for regular chats for some time. He tells us about his experience.
Our organisation, now known as Befrienders SCIO, was born out of a desire to be able to offer vulnerable children and young people throughout Argyll and Bute additional support.
Natasha is a mum of two and has been volunteering for the Breastfeeding Network (BfN) in Ayrshire for many years now.
Story submitted for Volunteers' Week Scot 2020.
Elissa Claire Miller (Elise) is a mum of two and is the voluntary Coordinator of our Irvine Breastfeeding Network (BfN) support group. Alongside volunteering, she also organises the volunteer rota and activities for the group. Story submitted for Volunteers' Week Scot 2020.
Fancy getting creative with your colleagues whilst helping your local community? Then read how a group of volunteers from the Department for Work and Pensions got together to make planters for Forth Valley Sensory Centre’s new Kitchen Garden.
Maureen is a Macmillian at Glasgow Libraries volunteer who shares her volunteering experience.
"A little over a year ago, my life was in a dark place. At that time I had just been offered a place on Epilepsy Connections in-house self-management/Well-being programme ‘Epilepsy Futures’. Epilepsy Futures is a 3 day per week programme which runs in six month blocks…It has absolutely changed my life!"