Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Yesterday, Sunday 7 June, marked the last day of Volunteers Week 2015 and a fantastic seven days of celebrations.
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months
Volunteers' Week: 'People are very warm and friendly, and there is so much going on'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Irfan, a Money Mentor in Bradford, about what he does in his volunteering role
Volunteers' Week: 'The Children’s Society is a very worthwhile charity to get involved in'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Zak, a Corporate Ambassador, about how he works with local businesses to raise vital funds to support our work.
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
Mapping the projected rise in vulnerable families and children
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
Mapping my route as I prepare for the London Marathon
On an interactive map, Joe guides us through his first 20-mile run of the year.
Behind the scenes at our eBay shop
What's it like to sell Angry Birds iPad cases, dog footies, video recording equipment, faucets and more on eBay? Our shop manager, David, lets us know
Seven months with MPs, practitioners and an amazing range of children
Our policy team volunteer Zeina writes about her experiences working across issues such as poverty, disability and asylum-seekers
Steps in the right direction for trafficked children
We welcome government plans to trial independent advocates and new guidance for unaccompanied and trafficked children - but these young people need more
From our headquarters to the Houses of Parliament to a school in Lewisham
Sasha, a work experience student, talks about what it was like to spend two weeks completing her work experience with us.