Success Stories

Alzheimer’s Society – Request for a Volunteer Gardener

The Alzheimer's Society contacted the VAL Helpline to request volunteer support for an elderly gentleman whose family needed help.
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COVID-19 Volunteer Story – John

Helping people and responding to the community's needs via a Facebook page during Covid-19.
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Volunteer Stories – Volunteering into an Apprenticeship

As part of Volunteers Week 2020, we are sharing some of our volunteer stories.
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Empowering Local Women

Shama Women’s Centre, founded in 1985 by a group of Leicester women whose mission is to empower local women from different backgrounds to become socially, educationally and economically active.
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Making New Friends

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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Help to Regain Confidence

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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COVID-19 Volunteer Story – Creating a fresh new look

Mark started volunteering on the same day that he was contacted. His role was to create a new look for #ME website and social media platforms.
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Amira’s Story – GREAT Project

Since graduating in 2018 with a Business Management degree, Amira had done agency work but was looking for a full time permanent position Admin role.
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Sukhwinder’s Story – GREAT Project

Sukhwinder faced multiple barriers that prevented him from finding work, but he had had enough and decided to find support with the GREAT Project.
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