Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Yesterday, Sunday 7 June, marked the last day of Volunteers Week 2015 and a fantastic seven days of celebrations.
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months
Volunteers' Week: 'People are very warm and friendly, and there is so much going on'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Irfan, a Money Mentor in Bradford, about what he does in his volunteering role
Volunteers' Week: 'The Children’s Society is a very worthwhile charity to get involved in'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Zak, a Corporate Ambassador, about how he works with local businesses to raise vital funds to support our work.
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-hour activities
If you have 30 hours, we have three options for ways to get involved and support our work
Giving children a voice in Birmingham
The recently launched Birmingham Commission for Children aims to discover how the city can improve the health and well-being of children
Advent: Seeing and challenging
The author alters a room's lighting and leads us to reflect on darkness and light
'The best day ever - I really hope we can do something like this again!'
Liam, who works with our programme in Leeds, writes about helping four fellow young people with disabilities
'If you don't have the right materials to learn, you can miss out on an education'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.