of volunteers describe volunteering with Re-engage as 'good' or 'excellent'
of volunteers feel like they are 'giving something back' as a result of volunteering with Re-engage
of volunteers feel happier as a result of volunteering with Re-engage
“It’s lovely to connect with our guests, listen to their fascinating life experiences and see how much they enjoy meeting up with their friends.”
Volunteering can be incredibly rewarding and beneficial for wellbeing. Our volunteers tell us about the skills they learn, the enjoyment they get from connecting with different people, the friendships they develop and the feeling of giving something back.
of volunteers have made friends as a result of volunteering
of volunteers say their understanding of loneliness and social isolation has increased
of volunteers have become more aware of the challenges faced by older people
“It’s very rewarding and is not an over commitment. One call a week does not take much time at all for me, but I know it makes a big difference to my call companion.”