Success Stories

Volunteering – Susanne’s Story

Read how Susanne found a role through our website working as a Volunteer Receptionist for Menphys.
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Sweet Pea Bowling Club – CIO registration

Read how VAL's Sector Support Team helped the organisation to become a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation).
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Volunteering – Mathangi’s Story

Read how Mathangi found a role through our website working as a Volunteer Retail Assistant for Just Fair Trade.
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WiLL Project – Matt’s Story

Read Matt's story on how signing up to the WiLL project has given him the confidence and direction to help him overcome his anxiety.
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Volunteer Story – Journey Maker

Joanne registered to volunteer with VAL. Read how her role has changed due to COVID-19 and how she is helping to support her community.
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Baby Box Volunteer – Lisa’s Story

Read Lisa's story on how Volunteering gave her the confidence to start applying for jobs.
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Zoe smiling and standing in front of a river full of ducks

Overcoming isolation during lockdown

When the VALUES project closed its face-to-face service in March 2020 and moved a lot of their sessions online, Zoe struggled to get online and take part in those sessions.
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A journey into volunteering

I never imagined that I would start volunteering during a worldwide pandemic but that is exactly what happened, and I haven’t looked back…..in fact I am so looking forward to continuing on this journey.
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Raising money for VAL and the WiLL Project

Luke completed the #CalenderClub challenge in a bid to raise money for VAL and the WiLL Project in honour of his father Kevin.
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