Case Studies

Katarina's Story

This summer, I graduated with a degree in French Studies from The University of Birmingham, and it

was also the time that I undertook my first voluntary work.


Oxfam run an amazi...

Alan's Story

Alan, Volunteer

“I was unemployed for a long period of time so my advisor at the Job Centre recommended that I seek ...

Billy the ex-offender

 Billy, InsideOut Programme User

Billy an ex-offender and a qualified electrician dropped in to the Volunteer Centre after being unemployed for two years.

He  heard  ab...

Xena, a single mum of six

Xena, Programme User

Xena is a single mum of six children who had never worked before and had no schooling until she arrived in the UK. 

She was referred to Ola, our Ne...

“I know I won’t be able to find a volunteer role”.

Patrick, Programme User

Patrick was referred to us in July by Hestia.

He came to our office lacking in confidence and said to our Stepping Stones Coordinator “I know I ...

Harrods Volunteers & The Latymer Community Church

The Latymer Community Church is a small, friendly church firmly rooted in North Kensington.

The church hall is used six days a week to provide a home for local organisations to run group acti...

Business & Community Together - The Dalgarno Trust

The Dalgarno Trust is a young, vibrant charity that focuses on working within the community to promote a collaborative, healthy and dynamic local centre.

The latest figures from the Trussell ...