Stories

Love sport? Share your enjoyment and volunteer at your local sports club

August 31st, 2016
This month's story is from one of our local Volunteers, Dennis Lock, who started volunteering for West Herts Cricket in Watford 26 years ago and has been involved with a number of volunteering roles f… Read more

Get outdoors, do good for the community and improve your wellbeing

August 31st, 2016
Get outdoors, do good for the community and improve your wellbeing Bob Leader, a volunteer for Countryside Management Service 1. How did you find out about volunteering for Hertfordshire Countrys… Read more

My first walk with Hertfordshire Health Walks

August 31st, 2016
My first walk with Hertfordshire Health Walks Last Tuesday I was invited on a Hertfordshire Health Walk in St Albans to find out more about how local volunteers and residents can enjoy our countrysid… Read more

Volunteer for something you're passionate about

August 3rd, 2016
Volunteer for something you're passionate about Jane Archer is a voluntary water vole surveyor in Hertfordshire for the Trust. We spoke to Jane to find out more about what she does. How did you get … Read more

IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH AND VOLUNTEER OUTDOORS

July 20th, 2016
'Starting the Hertsmere Health Walks program was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I had been dealing with unbelievable stress and I had been through a period of both inactivity and hea… Read more

'VOLUNTEERING HAS BEEN LIKE JOINING A FAMILY'

July 20th, 2016
THE WOODLAND TRUST The Woodland Trust based at Heartwood Forest, near St Albans, has been a huge volunteering project that has now been running since 2009. Volunteers at the wood do all sorts – from … Read more

'It's satisfying to see the change in the project week by week.' What it means to volunteer for a conservation charity

July 13th, 2016
An inspiring Q&A with Chris Persaud, Volunteer at Green Gym based in Watford, on what he loves most about volunteering for a local conservation charity. 1. How did you hear about Green Gym in W… Read more

Take part in micro volunteering and create special memories

July 6th, 2016
Four years ago I donned my purple, red and beige uniform, got on the bus to London and started my stint as an Olympic Gamesmaker. I was based at Lords Cricket Ground for the archery. A beautiful compa… Read more

Volunteer to make a life-changing difference in North Herts

June 20th, 2016
Kerry Singleton became a beneficiary of the My Guide service when she was matched with her guide, Louise Shannon. The Guide Dogs charity ‘My Guide’ service partners people with sight loss with specia… Read more

I got into volunteering by accident and now use my skills with many local charities

June 15th, 2016
I got into volunteering by accident, but without it my retirement would be a lot less enjoyable.   My daughter worked for a charity which held quiz events twice a year as one element of their fund-r… Read more