Volunteering video diaries

Our volunteers are amazing, and we couldn’t do what we do without them!

We would like to say a massive thank you to all of them and the incredible work they do. Watch their amazing stories below.

If they've inspired you, take a look at the volunteering opportunities available here.

Hayley's story - a Recovery Support Volunteer in Birmingham

"My confidence has grown so much since volunteering. It definitely gives me a purpose and it helps me grow within myself."

Ian's story - an Outreach Volunteer in Stirling

"The support I got was essential for me and my family, so if I can give a bit back and see somebody thrive in their life then that benefits not only them, but it benefits me." 

Niamh's story - a Hep-C volunteer in Birmingham

"What I love about volunteering is the people that I work with and the people that I meet every day. It’s so inspiring to hear everyone’s stories and see what everyone’s overcome."

Helen's story - a Harm Reduction Volunteer in Stevenage

"I do it to help people, I’ve always loved helping people. A bigger part of that is Change Grow Live helped me when I was struggling."

Stuart's story - a Group Volunteer in Stirling

"There is a genuine buzz when you know that you’re making an impact on someone’s life, and you’re possibly changing their life into a completely different direction."

Michelle's story - a Wellbeing Volunteer in Warrington

"It fills my spirit seeing people develop in their own recovery and their own journey." 

David's story - a Meet and Greet Volunteer in Warrington

"I love my volunteering role because it gives me opportunity to inspire others, truly to make a difference in your lives and the lives of others."