Success Stories

Volunteering outdoors to improve mental health

During the pandemic the Work.Live.Leicestershire (WiLL) team have seen an increase in participants wanting to volunteer outdoors, benefiting both their mental health and providing much needed respite from being at home.
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Building my confidence – Zac’s Story

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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Anstey Alpacas – Nicola’s Story

Read how working with Alpacas and volunteering to do something different has helped Nicola.
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Volunteer Stories – Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership – Leicester and Leicestershire - Volunteer Drivers helping to support people via telephone.
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Volunteer Stories – Barwell & Hollycroft Surgery

Read how our VAL Volunteering team helped to find volunteer telephone befrienders, for Barwell & Hollycroft Surgery.
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Age Concern Syston – Recruiting Volunteers

Read how our VAL Volunteering team supported and helped Age Concern Syston, in Leicestershire to manage and recruit volunteers.
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Volunteer Stories – Jane’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of our volunteer stories.
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Volunteer Stories – Charlotte’s Story

Work.Live.Leicestershire Project - Tackling unemployment in rural Leicestershire
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Volunteer Stories – Harinder’s Story

As part of Volunteers Week 2021, we are sharing some of the stories of our staff, who volunteer outside of VAL.
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