Articles Tagged with the word ‘volunteering’

 
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/ Community, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2014

 

With the UK boasting 15 million volunteers, Martyn Lewis discusses how citizens are taking society’s problems into their own hands

 
Reading in South Africa
 

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

11 Apr 2014

 

One problem, one solution, one week. A new volunteering travel initiative sets its sights on universal primary education

 
Gig buddies
 

/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013

 

More music fans in Brighton can now enjoy live events, thanks to a scheme pairing up gig-goers who have learning disabilities with volunteer buddies

 
The dedicated team take a break on the roof of the structure (c)  Shoshanna Jones
 

/ Wellbeing

02 Apr 2013

 

Volunteers are building a specially designed home for a woman who is allergic to everyday chemicals

 
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/ Environment

22 Mar 2013

 

An ambitious initiative in Ireland will see one million trees planted across the country in just 24 hours, creating a better environment for all

 
Suzanne Monoliths, Mikindani Bay (C) Isobel Pring, eco2
 

/ Community

04 Feb 2013

 

Thembi Mutch looks at the reality of volunteering in Africa and gives advice on how to make it work for all parties involved

 

Greek doctors unite to help poorest patients

 
 

/ Health

24 Jan 2013

 

Health workers in Greece are volunteering their time to provide medical treatment for those who are no longer eligible for free healthcare as a result of government austerity measures

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

31 Dec 2012

 

Bethany Wivell finds that there’s more to the Rotary Club than street collections, and considers its momentous achievements across the globe

 
Reading
 

/ Culture

16 Oct 2012

 

Bookworms can get their literary fix for free while helping the environment, thanks to a number of innovative schemes around the UK

 
The adventure of helping out
 

/ Community, Positive Travel

21 Sep 2011

 

‘Help exchange’ is a cheap way to travel, learn new skills and meet people, Claudia Cahalane discovers

 

Banking on Time

 
 

Archive

30 Dec 2001

 

The London Time Bank has been given a major grant to build on the work of setting up time banks in different parts of the capital. That was just one of the successes reported at the Time Banks UK conference in Birmingham It's About Time, prob-ably the biggest ever such conference anywhere in the world with 170 participants and...