Archive of: volunteers
20 January 2018
Staff and Volunteers from Cotswold Friends enjoy a fantastic day celebrating Home Farm Trust’s achievement of the Queens Award for Voluntary Service.
02 December 2017
“It is pleasing to have been able to serve the community in these ways and I am cheered to know that other volunteers are helping to keep this essential service alive.”
06 August 2015
There’s evidence that helping others creates positive reactions that aren’t just mental health related. Research now tells us that those who give of themselves by volunteering appear to enjoy better overall health and a longer lifespan!
Cotswold Friends has many volunteering opportunties in the Cotswolds and parts of West Oxfordshire.
03 August 2015
If there’s one certainty in life it’s that we all grow old. The uncertainty is whether or not we’ll grow old gracefully or require care for one or a few of the illnesses that inflict misery on what should be the golden years. If you’re healthy you’ll be one of the many who are now enjoying life after 70 and fulfilling their bucket list dreams, seeking out new challenges and making the most of retirement but, what if you’re not? What are the realities of requiring care as you grow older in the UK?
02 July 2015
Can you prepare food that people enjoy eating? Do you like talking to older people?
02 July 2015
Do you like gardening? Do you like talking to older people?