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Volunteer stories

See for yourself the different ways that our brilliant volunteers keep the joy alive.

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Cath has been volunteering with CHAS for 15 years in a variety of roles.

She now offers family support through CHAS at Home.

Cath's Story
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31 year old, Ellie, lives in Renton and has been volunteering at Robin House in Balloch for just over a year.

We caught up with her to find out what being a volunteer means to her and hear about her experiences with CHAS.

Ellie's Story
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Izabela volunteers with the Fundraising and Events teams as part of her studies.

She volunteers for 25 hours per week and is hoping to pursue a career in events.

Izabela's Story
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Beth - Complementary Therapist

Beth is a complementary therapist volunteer at Rachel House.

Beth runs her own therapy business and donates her unique skills and talents to make a real impact on families.

Beth's Story
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Niamh - Kitchen Volunteer & Letter Writer

Niamh started volunteering for CHAS in 2019 as a kitchen volunteer at Rachel House.

During the pandemic, Niamh has volunteered as a letter writer and sends regular letters to two young people who are supported by CHAS.

Niamh's story
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Petra - Activities Volunteer & Letter Writer

Petra first started volunteering with CHAS in January 2020 as part of the Activities Team in the Robin House.

During the pandemic Petra has been volunteering as a letter writer and also helps out with administration tasks for the Volunteering team.

Petra's story
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Tracy - Volunteer

Tracy has been volunteering with CHAS for almost 20 years.

Hear about Tracy's experiences with CHAS and how volunteering has changed over the past two decades.

Tracy's story

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