Volunteering Matters projects archive.

People aged over 50 volunteering


For over 30 years RSVP – Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme – has been enabling people aged 50 and over to contribute their energy, enthusiasm and experience as volunteers for the benefit of their communities.
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RCT 360

Through tailored support and advice, RCT 360 supports people in Rhondda Cynon Taff to overcome the challenges they may face.   RCT 360 is a collaboration between Artis Community Cymuned, Mental Health Wales, Sgiliau and Volunteering Matters, designed to remove barriers to opportunities and employment by offering tailored support, advice and mentoring.  By offering the support … Continued
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Newport 360

Through tailored support and advice, Newport 360 is a new partnership that supports people in Newport to overcome the challenges they may face.  


Being out of work for a long time can leave people feeling isolated. Equip+ connects people with volunteer mentors from their community, who support them with goal planning and guidance.

WASSUP and We Are Patrick, Greenwich

Young people aged 16-19 years (up to 25 for SEND) are working together to educate peers on issues that impact them. From exploitation to domestic abuse and grooming, these young volunteers are lobbying for change by promoting young people’s voices and raising awareness in Greenwich.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is an exciting new project in Milton Keynes funded by Bucks, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (BLMK CCG). We work in partnership with Service Six to support children and young people aged between 8 and 25 years old transition from inpatients mental health services into their Milton Keynes communities. Often transitioning out of … Continued

Equip Mentoring (Ipswich)

Equip Mentoring provide support for young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET).
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Peer Perspectives Clackmannanshire

Led by volunteers aged 16-25, who have been supported and trained by our team, these young people want to play an active role in their community by championing mental health, whilst developing their own skills at the same time.