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.
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.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
Advent: Happy Christmas
After four weeks preparing and considering the day’s meaning, Christmas is here
The immigration bill puts thousands of children’s well-being at stake
New legislation must address the often-complex histories and lack of control migrant families face, and ensure that children's welfare is protected
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'