'Try something a wee bit wacky so that it generates some extra interest'
Ian and Sheila Hinton have supported our work for nearly half a century. This year they are aiming to complete a DO a month with their community
Our amazing volunteers
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image
What did volunteering look like 30 years ago?
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers' Week - have a look at our volunteers' activities when Volunteers' Week began
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-month activities
We're sharing three options for ways to support our work over several months
'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.
Free school meals for all children in poverty
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families
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
'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
Young person, experts give evidence on asylum support in parliamentary inquiry
The MPs and peers examining the asylum support system for children and young people held its second evidence-gathering session.
Three things to look for in the Queen’s speech
What are the issues to look out for in the last Queen’s speech before the 7 May 2015 general election?