Category Archive: What’s New

Our generous nation

A year of giving: our #infographic looking at #fundraising in 2012/13 @comicrelief @BBCCiN @CR_UK @macmillancancer — CAF (@cafonline) November 18, 2013   Britain is now one of the most generous countries in… Continue reading

Government invest in young people’s future

Photo: & Government invest an extra £20 million into the Traineeship scheme to help young people in England aged 18 to 23 get the support they need to get work ready.… Continue reading

Put a smile on their face

One of the advantages of volunteering is giving back to your community and gaining an rewarding experience, that you will carry-out in the future. Having a sense of purpose for volunteering is not… Continue reading

Teenage Cancer Trust Puts on a Week of Music and Comedy at the Royal Albert Hall

You wouldn’t think The Cure , Ed Sheeran and a group of comedians would have much in common.  But in the last week of March, they came together to perform at the iconic venue Royal Albert… Continue reading

Helping each other is on the rise

“A volunteer can be simply a good neighbour.” The author of this sentence is unknown, but recent statistics seem to agree. According to a Cabinet Office study, people prefer to volunteer within their… Continue reading

Affordable street couture made by design volunteers

The new FARA Workshop in Islington is the first shop where young design volunteers create new clothes from donated materials in-site. FARA Workshop is part of the FARA charity, which has 50 shops… Continue reading

Volunteer at LoveBox 2014

  Love music but don’t have the money to go to festivals? Here’s an opportunity to get involved in a huge event like LoveBox, meet new people and enjoy live music whilst being… Continue reading

Get the Most Out of Your Summer With Camp America

  Although we all look forward to our summer vacation, it’s sometimes hard deciding what the best thing to do is. The last thing you want is sitting around while all your friends… Continue reading

The Beginning of a New Career at Oxfam

Islington’s one of the London boroughs with the most charities and volunteering opportunities for young people. Now an Oxfam store in Angel is offering the chance for talented people to gain experience in… Continue reading