Oasis Aquila Housing

Volunteers Project

Our volunteers provide essential support to our service users, mentoring those who are leaving prison, supporting families who may be struggling to cope and providing regular hours each week to those who are in need of additional support.

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It ran from 2:13 PM, 20 October 2011 to 2:13 PM, 20 October 2011

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1107554)

Amount raised

£5

Donations

1

    Category

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    Helping

Location

  • “I really value the opportunity of volunteering. I've enjoyed spending time with the girls there, getting to know them and having fun together baking"

    — Volunteer

  • My experience varies week to week. Sometimes it is draining. Sometimes, when someone has a need that we can meet, it is just magic."

    — Volunteer

Situation

In Gateshead over 600 families have been identified as in need of support. In addition we have registered over 1000 individuals in need of accommodation support since our drop in centre opened in 2011. We have projects dedicated to providing support to families and housing to those in need but the projects could not function well without the support of our team of volunteers.

Solution

Volunteers provide an essential support line for the young people and families we work with. The volunteers are well trained and are able to provide advice and support as well as acting in a mentor role, acting as a role model and providing a sense of sta