'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
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-hour activities
If you have 30 hours, we have three options for ways to get involved and support our work
'Quite simply, it is an amazing place to volunteer'
One of our dedicated supporters, Gary has grown confident in his public speaking skills and raised money to help children
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
Cold Homes Week: Tackling the scourge of fuel poverty
New statistics reveal 2.2 million children in England in fuel poverty, an increase of 26% in the last year
Meeting Matthew Reed, Chief Executive on the mount
'What three things does a young person need to get by?' I asked. Matthew said: 'Love, self-confidence and others to believe in them.'
'I would honestly recommend volunteering of any kind to anyone'
Young volunteer Ismail talks about his experiences as a volunteer in a Children's Society charity shop
Do children in care get good care?
A new parliamentary report echoes concerns young people have about the care system
In case you missed them: Top 5 volunteering blogs
Our head of volunteering selects her five favourite blogs from 2013