Category: Volunteer Stories

Meet the volunteer…

Hi, my name is Mel and I started doing marketing and social media support with VCS 6 months ago.  I had just moved to a new town and didn’t know anyone so working with VCS was great for gaining integration and developing social skills and removing language barriers. I’m learning a lot and gaining work experience …

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Hi, I’m Emily. I am a mother of 2 and after  taking 7 years out to raise my children I decided to get involved with volunteering through VCS to improve my CV and to break me back into the working life. I am a volunteer advisor and mentor and have been for over 14 months. …

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Meet the volunteer…

Hello, I’m Sam. I volunteer with Scotter Forward, it’s a car scheme for people who don’t have access to public transport to be able to get out and about. I also volunteer at the library and Trinity Arts Centre and have been volunteering with VCS for 5 years. My work involves administration, database input, library …

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Meet the volunteer…

Hi my name’s Andy and I’ve been volunteering with VCS for over a  year. I volunteer in the library and as a digital champion, however I am most passionate about Arts for Health. This involves overseeing and participating in an art group for mental health. I help people with their artwork and give them advice …

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