'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
'There are some things parents should not be made to cut back on – like feeding their kids'
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them
Thank you for helping me change my life
My name is Imogen and four years ago I was referred to a programme run by The Children’s Society in Lancashire.
Our Advent blog
The season of Advent is both counter-cultural and challenging. We introduce our Advent blog with a prayer by Paula Gooder and a reflection of the season
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
Advent: Happy Christmas
After four weeks preparing and considering the day’s meaning, Christmas is here