Volunteering in emergency accommodation during the Covid-19 pandemic

Stuart describes his rewarding experience of volunteering with people housed in emergency hotel accommodation during the pandemic. Having previously spent close to 15 years working overseas with British health NGOs and the United Nations in critical emergency situations, I never could have envisaged the situation that would unfold in the UK just over one year […]

Volunteering to inspire people creatively

In this blog, our award-winning volunteer, Emma discusses her role as a Creative Writing Facilitator for the St Mungo’s Recovery College and why she recommends volunteering to everyone. A bit about me… I am a creative writing facilitator for St Mungo’s Recovery College, which I’ve been doing for two and a half years. Before lockdown […]

Corporate volunteering with Fieldfisher

This #VolunteersWeek, Millie Hawes from Fieldfisher shares how their teams have been getting stuck in and volunteering with St Mungo’s, and what getting involved has meant to them.  The St Mungo’s and Fieldfisher partnership is like no other. St Mungo’s has gone above and beyond in giving our people the chance to get involved in every aspect […]

How to keep your New Year’s resolution

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make, but often difficult to keep. In this blog, our Head of Volunteering, Iver Morgan, reflects on the challenges and rewards that volunteering at St Mungo’s can bring and highlights the difference you could make to the lives of people experiencing homelessness this year. It’s that time of year […]

Thanks to our award-winning volunteers

Iver Morgan, our Head of Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Placements, thanks our amazing and dedicated volunteers as Volunteers’ Week 2018 comes to a close. On Monday I had the great pleasure of hosting our annual Volunteering Awards celebration in Southwark. This is a wonderful occasion when we get to say thank you and present awards to […]

Twenty vibrant years at St Mungo’s

“The enjoyment of it has kept me going for 20 years. It’s a great pleasure. It’s all the people that I meet and talk to, and the work that I see.” As we celebrate Volunteers’ Week, Jen Burnham, St Mungo’s Creative Arts Volunteer, tells us about what she’s learned through volunteering. I’ve been a volunteer […]

Why I volunteer at the 365 shelter

The third contactless donation station in Bristol launched last week at Bristol Energy. It’s a quick and easy way for people to donate £2 direct to the four city night shelters. Since the original launch in May for the two stations in Broadmead Shopping Quarter they have taken approximately £3,000. The night shelters are free […]