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Finding a New Direction After Redundancy: A Case Study
Finding a New Direction After Redundancy: A Case Study
Following redundancy Lisa Connelly has found a new career path through volunteering as an adviser with the Citizens Advice Bureau....
Founding and Running a Community Gallery: Case Study
Founding and Running a Community Gallery: Case Study
TOandFOR is a community gallery in Archway, North London. We spoke to Chris Lane, one of the gallery's founders, to find out more about how TOandFOR's projects benefit…...
Full-time Mum to Carer Support Volunteer: A Case Study
Full-time Mum to Carer Support Volunteer: A Case Study
Sarah Mulvey translated her parenting skills into a volunteer role she loves in carer support. Working with children with learning disabilities has given her new…...
Getting Fit While Helping the Environment: A Case Study
Getting Fit While Helping the Environment: A Case Study
A sedentary teacher, Joe Lane found a new lease of life by becoming a conservation volunteer with the National Trust....
How I Take Part in Neighbourhood Watch: A Case Study
How I Take Part in Neighbourhood Watch: A Case Study
Taking part in a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme can help increase safety and reduce crime in your area...
How We Created a Community Garden: A Case Study
How We Created a Community Garden: A Case Study
With a little hard work and determination community gardens offer peace and beauty and can regenerate a neglected urban environment....
I Became a Councillor to Help My Community: Case Study
I Became a Councillor to Help My Community: Case Study
Becoming a councillor is a major commitment - but it is also a very effective way of providing hands-on support for your community....
I Became a Fundraiser for a Local Charity: A Case Study
I Became a Fundraiser for a Local Charity: A Case Study
Fundraising for a local charity can help it to earn income and gain support. Read about Katy Daniel's experiences....
I Became Coach for Under 13s Football: A Case Study
I Became Coach for Under 13s Football: A Case Study
Becoming a football coach is a responsibility but enables children to learn valuable skills and can lead to professional qualifications....
I Made New Friends at a Playscheme: A Case Study
I Made New Friends at a Playscheme: A Case Study
Volunteering with a playscheme can lead to new friendships as Mandy Williams discovered....
I Volunteered for a Local Museum: A Case Study
I Volunteered for a Local Museum: A Case Study
Local museums often rely on volunteer help to run valuable outreach programmes in the community....
My Experience of Skill Swapping: Case Study
My Experience of Skill Swapping: Case Study
Skill swapping can benefit the whole community and forge strong friendships between neighbours. We spoke to seasoned skill swapper, Simon Kenwood, to find out what's…...
My New Skills as a Special Constable: A Case Study
My New Skills as a Special Constable: A Case Study
Joining the police as a Special Constable can introduce you to new skills as Dinny Landen learnt....
Using My Complementary Therapies in a Day Centre: A Case Study
Using My Complementary Therapies in a Day Centre: A Case Study
Complementary therapies can be a healing and uplifting practice to share with the clients of a day centre. Not only do they pamper, they can improve moods and tackle…...
Work- Life Balance as a Hospice Volunteer: A Case Study
Work- Life Balance as a Hospice Volunteer: A Case Study
Volunteering in a hospice has helped stressed businessman John Parsons re-evaluate his life and find greater balance...
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