S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

This year the world has been affected by a virus, COVID-19, and each country has tackled it in their own way. In Fife, volunteer groups have emerged to help local communities deal with the impact of the pandemic where they felt that there was a need for more support in their area. People have stepped … Continue reading S.H.I.E.L.D – a community group that has grown during lockdown in Fife

Running the Canary Canteen – Case Study

Irene is one of the volunteers at the Canary Canteen, and has lived in High Valleyfield for 12 years. She became a member of Valleyfield Club in 2014 and is now the Chairperson, the key to success behind the canteen is that it's inclusive, open for anyone to join. You can find the full interview … Continue reading Running the Canary Canteen – Case Study

Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study

Jennifer is a 35-year-old woman that lives with anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to meet new people and lacks confidence, especially in social situations. As a consequence, Jennifer is unemployed and feels isolated.     During Diversity week in September 2017, Fife Centre for Equalities(FCE) hosted a family fun day at the High Valleyfield … Continue reading Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study