Category: Volunteering blogs

24 March 2020 | Volunteering blogs

Where and how to volunteer during the Covid-19 crisis

There are a multitude of ways that you can volunteer during the Covid-19 crisis but we’ve compiled our own list of easy ways that you can get involved.

16 March 2020 | Volunteering blogs

How volunteering can help you live a happier life

Whoever you are and whatever your age, volunteering can give you the all-important help you need to divert your focus away from daily stresses, maintain a healthy mindset and add more spice to your life.

Life as a Dot Dot Dot property guardian: Desire

Through living as a Dot Dot Dot Property Guardian, Desire was given the all-important time she needed to put her passion into practice and volunteer with Futurist Women.

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.

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