Volunteers - Page 2

Mentoring with JustPeople

I was with my daughter at a ‘play in the park’ fun day when a young girl handed me a leaflet promoting volunteering for the local Children’s Centre. It was not something...

Befriending with Respite Volunteer

After living in Italy for many years, Doreen Osmond didn’t waste time in getting involved when she returned to Eastbourne. Here’s her story. I wanted to get involved – to give something...

A fox among wood

Wildlife Rescue Volunteer

The first time I heard about WRAS was through a colleague, and I was immediately intrigued. I grew up in rural Wiltshire and have always retained a love and respect for wildlife...

Swimming Instructor Volunteer

Swimming Instructor Volunteer

“I wanted to become a volunteer to meet people, and I hoped I would be giving something to the community at the same time.” I spoke to the Volunteer Centre East Sussex,...

A luscious fence-lined hill in the South Downs National Park

Events & Education Volunteer

I started volunteering as an Events & Education Assistant with the Charleston Trust in October 2011. The role is very varied, carried out usually one day a week, split between administration tasks...

Mike Bentley

Fire & Rescue Community Volunteer

Throughout my childhood I always had an interest in the fire and rescue service: every Tuesday evening I went to my Nan’s house after school for dinner, where we baked cakes and...

The VCES building.

Database Volunteer

One of the Volunteer Centre East Sussex’s (VCES) roles is to promote local volunteering opportunities on Do-it, the national volunteering website, where thousands of different volunteering opportunities are listed. VCES alone currently...

A green-fingered gardening enthusiast tends to a potted plant.

Maintenance & Facilities Volunteer

Horder Healthcare was founded in 1954 as a charity to provide care and support to those suffering with arthritis in Crowborough. It has developed into a vibrant 21st century hospital, built and...