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Meet our volunteers

Our amazing volunteers are based across the UK and come from a range of backgrounds. They help in many different ways, from supporting our family events to sharing their stories and experiences. Each volunteer plays a vital role in our work with deaf children and their families.

Read on to meet some of our volunteers, who have kindly shared their personal stories and experiences of volunteering with us.

I met my best friend through volunteering: Ellie's story

Ellie volunteers as a mentor as part of our Positive Futures mentoring programme. The service connects deaf young people with a deaf mentor.

Read Ellie's story

Interviewing other people has helped me: Laura's story

Laura helps our Participation team interview deaf young people about their experiences. She also shares her experiences of growing up deaf and is a positive role model for the deaf young people she chats to.

Read Laura's story

I’ve seen first-hand how I can make a positive impact: Mai’s story

Mai joined us as a Monitoring and Evaluation Team Supporter volunteer, working with our Evidence and Evaluation team on two big research projects.

Read Mai's story

Being a presenter is a very beautiful challenge: Sam's story

Parents often tell us that presentations given by deaf volunteers are their favourite part of our events. Sam has been volunteering with us as a presenter since February 2020.

Read Sam's story

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If you have any questions or would like more information about volunteering, please email [email protected].