News Archive: January 2012

Gain experience through volunteering

With today's job market becoming increasingly competitive, where prior experience and achievements are valued assets by employers, young people with relatively little job experience are finding it tough to find work.

It's a Catch 22 situation where without a job, you can't get experience and without experience, you can't get a job. It's no wonder that youth unemployment sits in the region of nearly 1,000,000 people.

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The Big Dig

The Big Dig is a volunteering event that aims to encourage Londoners to get their hands dirty at their local community growing space.

Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March 2012

Capital Growth is hoping to mobilise thousands of volunteers across London to help community food-growing spaces prepare for the new growing season. Volunteers will only be required to help for one day but we hope some will choose to stay involved throughout the growing season.

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Welcome Back!

We're back! After a festive break, we're now back to action to help with all of your volunteering needs.

Whether one of your "New Year's resolutions" was to get fit, be more active in community or to gain some new skills, volunteering can be a great way to help fulfil them.

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