Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

June 1st sees the start of Volunteers Week. If you want to help but can only fit it around your other activities, then maybe virtual volunteering is for you. What is it? Virtual volunteering is a new way to help

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‘I Just Get On With It’

When she’s not studying for her Health and Social Care course at college, Sofia from London, loves to go out and socialise with her friends down the pub. But unlike other students, Sofia can’t just go out when she feels

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More Out Of Volunteering

Volunteering for a charity is a very rewarding way to help people and now thanks to a new scheme by the Red Cross, young volunteers can gain a qualification at the same time. Watch the n2k video to find out

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How To Make A Difference

CSV’s Make A Difference Day was on Saturday 30 August. Every year. it hopes to encourage people all over the UK to give at least a day of their time helping others or doing something for their community. Locator Lots

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Bake And Donate

Ever wondered what chocolate brownies and volunteering have in common? Fancy yourself as the next celebrity chef? It’s only one week until CSV Make a Difference Day but it’s not too late to take part and join thousands of other

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Win An iPod!

v is an independent charity launched to champion youth volunteering in England. Their aim is to inspire a million more 16–25 year olds to volunteer and enable a lasting change in the quality, quantity and diversity of youth volunteering. They

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Award-Winning Help On The Line

CSV Make A Difference Day is coming this October. The campaign hopes to raise awareness of volunteering and get everybody involved in making a difference to somebody’s life. Before we tell you how you can get involved in this year’s

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Your Views On Volunteering

2005 was the Year of the Volunteer and while the  ampaign has ended, the search for volunteers nationwide continues. Five n2k readers give us their views on volunteering: what they think of it, whether they do it and why. Work

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Do The Right Thing

Coldplay, U2 and Madonna all did it at Live8; Lisa went to Africa to do it; Princes William and Harry spent their GAP years doing it and hundreds of thousands have signed up to get involved in the last four

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Volunteering: The Basics

Volunteering means spending your own time helping others either in the community or through a charitable project. Though there are paid positions, most volunteer work is unpaid. Local volunteer work can include anything from DJing at a local hospital radio

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