Category: Volunteering blogs

17 February 2020 | Volunteering blogs

10 Easy Volunteering Options To Get You Started

If you’re unsure how to begin volunteering you’ve come to the right place. Check out our top ten organisations to make it easy for you to get started.

4 February 2020 | Volunteering blogs

5 Great Places To Volunteer In Greenwich

With our properties in Greenwich coming soon, we’ve delved into the area’s volunteering hotspots to bring you 5 great opportunities to make a positive impact.

24 January 2020 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Life As A Dot Dot Dot Property Guardian: Alex From Barkingside

Alex tells us what life is like as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian in Barkingside and how he volunteers online to make a positive difference.

18 December 2019 | Volunteering blogs

Six Great Volunteering Ideas For Christmas

Christmas can be a magical time of year, getting together with loved ones to celebrate the festivities. But in amongst the exchange of gifts, turkey and mince pies, it’s easily forgotten that for many people, Christmas is a time of anxiety, worry and loneliness. So how can you help someone in need this festive season? Check out these 6 great volunteering ideas for this Christmas.

27 November 2019 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Philip – Whisper

Upon becoming a Dot Dot Dot property guardian in 2017, Philip was already volunteering regularly for Ugandan children’s charity Whisper. He has now totaled hundreds of hours of time and dedication to supporting Whisper in its delivery of medical care and education to children and communities in Uganda. Hear from Philip on what his remote volunteering role entails, and how this translates to providing real life support on the ground.

15 November 2019 | Volunteering blogs

Remote volunteering options that work for you

Volunteering online is a convenient way to help a cause you’re passionate about and create a lasting social impact. To make a difference from the comfort of your own home, have a look through our selection of remote volunteering options below and check out some tips on where to find a position that’s perfect for you.

10 October 2019 | Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Beth – St Mungo’s

It’s World Homeless Day 2019 today, so we touched base with Dot Dot Dot guardian, Beth, based in Oxford, to hear about her volunteering with homelessness charity St Mungo’s. Hear from Beth, on why she chose to volunteer with St Mungo’s, and how she’s been able to draw upon her skills to help people who’ve been affected by homelessness to rebuild their lives.

8 October 2019 | Volunteering blogs

World Homeless Day: help end poverty and volunteer to combat homelessness

World Homeless Day is recognised internationally in order to increase public awareness, and to educate individual communities on the issue of homelessness. We’ve compiled a list of charities with volunteering opportunities, who work at both a national and local level, and are in operation to combat homelessness and help people back into education and employment.

4 October 2019 | Volunteering blogs

Volunteering: fuss-free options to get you started

The socially conscious element at the heart of our approach at Dot Dot Dot is an important part of what attracts our kind, motivated and community-minded guardians. If getting started with your volunteering feels like a daunting task, we’ve compiled a list of some fuss-free options that will have you volunteering in no time.

A partnership: Community Links and Volunteer It Yourself

We teamed up with Community Links and Volunteer It Yourself to bring a formerly disused building back into use as an affordable property guardianship home. The result was eight volunteers gaining crucial qualifications and skills, and a low-cost home for two property guardians who will contribute positively to their community in Canning Town.

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