Organisation Case Studies

Girlguiding UK

Girlguiding UK

Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK and began in 1910. In Cleveland we have 3,500 members ranging from Rainbows aged 5-7 years through to Brownies (7-10 years), Guides (10-14 years), Senior Section 14+ and adults. We give girls and young women a space where they can be themselves, have fun, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives and their communities. We have structured programmes for each age group and in order to deliver these we need the help and support of lots of dedicated volunteers.

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Samaritans

Henwar Baker

Volun-tees were approached by a group of Interior design and architecture students keen to work on a live project. They put a call out to their community organisations requesting interior design briefs and the Samaritans was chosen for a room makeover.

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Teesside Samaritans

Margaret Horrocks, Director: I am responsible for the day-to-day contact management of the Teesside Branch of Samaritans, to make sure we run efficiently and effectively in our work with people who are in crisis and suicidal. My role also involves the development of all our volunteers in the branch.

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Recovery Connections

Kayleigh Dunningan It is my role to lead on the Community element of the Recovery Connections service; leading a team of staff, volunteers and Recovery Ambassadors we attempt to break down the stigma closely associated with addiction and show that recovery is possible and positive. I work in the Community most of the time doing awareness events and activities

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The Bungalow Partnership

Rod Lyall, Director of The Bungalow Partnership: My role involves the overall management of the organisation, monitoring of case referrals, recruitment, mentoring and training of volunteers, mentoring for students and liaising with schools and outside agencies.

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Boro Angels

David Gee, Boro Angels chairman We patrol the streets of Middlesbrough, mainly on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings, assisting anyone who may be in need of a helping hand, whether it be a bottle of water, chat, first aid or contacting the emergency services.

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Sanctuary Supported Living

Sanctuary Supported Living Stockton Carers Service is part of the Sanctuary Group. The service we provide is for adult carers over the age of 18 who provide unpaid care to an adult over the age of 18 who resides in the Stockton area.

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Fixers

My name is Emily and I am the Young Person's Co-ordinator for Fixers, an award winning innovative multi-media charity working across the UK on social action projects with 16 to 25 year olds.

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