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Grahame is Chair of Trustees at Spark Somerset and has a career spanning health and social care, education, ...
Since retiring, Alison Templeton, who worked in a variety of roles within local authorities, has returned to ...
“If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, I would highly recommend it. You can pursue your interests and ...
"It’s empowering to know I that can use my skills for the benefit of the school, my son and other children ...
Linda Pigott-Vijeh has a background in publicity and marketing and has been a Trustee for various charities ...
Natalie, a solicitor from Taunton, has been a Trustee with St. Giles Animal Rescue since June 2020.
Gabi was referred to the Open Mental Health Buddy scheme by her local job club. Due to long-term physical and ...
Harmony Fire visit ARK at Egwood
"It was hugely beneficial for the team’s wellbeing. There's lot to be said for being outside in fresh air just ...
Having been a full time carer herself, Alison now volunteers for her local Carers Support Group.
Esmee, a level 3 Animal Studies student at Weston College, started volunteering with Prickles Hedgehog Rescue ...
Volunteers’ have played a key role in the pandemic response. During an exceptionally difficult year, people ...
Sarah’s Team Beach Clean
Now that her team can meet in person again, Sarah wanted to ensure that their first get together in 16 months ...
Today is Power of Youth Day, an annual celebration of the contributions children and young people make through ...
At the heart of every charity and voluntary organisation is its board of trustees and together, they have one ...
Simon, known as ‘Woody Simon’, has been volunteering with ARK at Egwood CIC for about 2 years. Having spent 40 ...
Alex regularly volunteers in the natural environment, and for him the experience has been life-changing ...
Guest blogger, Megan Cave, shares her volunteering story
Message of thanks from the High Sheriff of Somerset
A letter from the High Sheriff of Somerset to volunteers supporting the local vaccination programme ...
Celebrating Somerset's Vital Volunteers
Spark Somerset have produced a special video to say a big 'thank you' to volunteers across Somerset.
Getting the most out of volunteering
You’re donating your valuable time, you want to get the most out of it, so it’s important that you enjoy and ...
Volunteering from home
Why volunteer from home?
The benefits of volunteering from home are immense, especially at this challenging ...
Why People Volunteer
If you ask a random selection of people why they volunteer, they will give a huge variety of reasons why they, ...
Virtual Volunteering - Getting Started
Volunteering has changed dramatically over recent years, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. From serving ...
Get creative with volunteering opportunities
Getting new volunteers on board is an exciting, yet challenging, task. To turn clicks into volunteers you will ...