Volunteers

Kim Kelly

Action Group member in Hastings

Kim Kelly volunteered with Brighton Housing Trust at their Fulfilling Lives project in Hastings. “After being unemployed for about 13yrs, I felt I needed some purpose in life, to do something useful,...

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Volunteers at Little Gate Farm in Rother

Jeff (on the photo) used to work but had a bad motorcycle accident that led to 8 months in convalescence and then being cared for by his father.   When he first started work...

Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance Volunteer

Caroline is a volunteer with the Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance(BDAA).  She works for a Domiciliary Care Agency but as recently joined the BDAA committee as secretary. “I have done this for two...

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Dog walking for The Cinnamon Trust

I live in Hastings and I have always lived in and around East Sussex. I used to be a chef, but twelve years ago I was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and...

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PDSA charity shop volunteer

Niloufar Safari is a 20 year old student living in Eastbourne and studying Law at Oxford Brookes University. “This summer I decided to do something useful with my spare time by volunteering...

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Contact the Elderly Voluntary Coordinator

We moved to Polegate in 2011 and, having enjoyed hosting tea parties for Contact the Elderly in Worcester Park in South West many years previously, we were delighted to discover that there...

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Mobility Volunteer at ESAB

By 2011, I had been working full-time for more years than I care to remember and, sadly, the agency where I worked  closed down.  I wasn’t ready to completely stop working, so I...

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