'I have gained valuable experience of working with looked after children'
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-week activities
If you are willing to spend more time, we have three easy options for ways to get involved and support our work.
'I enjoy working with professionals who are delivering a changing organisation'
Diversity and inclusion specialist Mary Walsh shares her experience of volunteering in support of our work
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-day activities
We have three options for ways to get involved and support our work, ideally suited for 30 days
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
'Being a volunteer at the children's centre is hugely rewarding'
Amanda, a breastfeeding support volunteer, explains why she volunteers and how her children's centre has helped her and her family
Weakening the safety net: Local authorities now responsible for emergency support
Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
What are 1000 people's favourite childhood summer memories?
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories
The way I see it
Professor Tess Ridge gives her view on the issue of childhood poverty and what can be done to address it
Father Christmas, nativity scenes and young people: Christmas photos, 1930s-‘60s
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from our archives.