This week (1-7 June) is Volunteers’ Week, where we celebrate the hard work done by volunteers around the country, and encourage others to get involved.
Travelling is such an amazing adventure which everyone should have the chance to experience, but taking the first step towards a trip can be daunting. Siobhan Macdonald discovers the best travel companies on the market. There are many factors to consider when travelling: flights, visas, accommodation, vaccinations, currency; it can be totally overwhelming. Not to […]
Many organisations and charities depend on volunteers to help with the day-to-day running of their operations, as recent economic problems mean they simply can’t afford to pay as many staff members – and more and more people are relying on their services. Here are a few reasons why I think you should consider giving up […]
If you’re looking for ways to volunteer your time, what about contacting your local ChildLine base to see how you can help? Danielle Devin explains her role as a volunteer counsellor Danielle Devin says that volunteering for ChildLine is “a great way to build experience and to test the water for a future career.” Danielle joined […]
Simon Ritchie takes a look at how you can help others this Christmas… New iPhone or new PlayStation? Mulberry bag or Michael Kors watch? While for most of us these are the biggest worries at Christmas, the less fortunate are asking where their next meal will come from or if they’ll be able to buy […]