Mary volunteers at Birmingham Churches Night Shelter, a community of churches and organisations that support homeless people during winter. As a co-ordinator at her shelter, Mary supports the other volunteers to run the shelter and ensure those staying there are welcomed. Read Mary’s volunteering story.

Ruby volunteers at St Joseph’s residential care home in Coleshill. Run by Father Hudson’s Care, the home offers personalised care to older people and those living with dementia. As a volunteer befriender, Ruby spends time keeping the residents company. Read Ruby’s volunteering story.

If you want to find out more about volunteering, we can help match up your interests, availability and skills with the needs of our member organisations or groups. To get involved, fill in this short form, email it to [email protected] and we will find out who needs who, what, when and where.

If you would like to send us your volunteer story, please email your interest to [email protected].