Rachel: My Volunteer Story

North of England

“In 2017 I felt like it was right to give up my job in youth work and see what God had for me next.  This led me to volunteering for a number of projects including a Church Army project working with vulnerable women.  I loved being part of the team there and learnt so much from the staff about patience, perseverance, and love. They looked after me well and taught me loads. I was so thankful to be part of the team and felt at home. 

In 2019 a job came up in the project. I applied and got it. This was exciting as it meant I got to continue to be part of this wonderful team and having just had a little boy it worked well with family life. I am still a part of this team today and continue to feel at home and learning a lot about loving people in their chaos. It’s good to have an understanding of being a volunteer as now my role is to support the volunteers and it’s great to feel I understand the challenges of volunteering to another level than if I’d only been employed.

I am so thankful that the opportunity to volunteer came up and then that it led to a job I felt made for.”

Rachel Stone.

Read more volunteer stories.

Could you volunteer for a Church Army project?

Volunteer with Church Army

We are delighted that you’re interested in Volunteering with Church Army. Please fill in the form below to apply for one or more of our vacant voluntary positions. Please note that we can only accept enquiries from those living in the U.K and are unable to accept overseas enquiries. We look forward to hearing from you.

    • I would like to volunteer as Rachel’s Volunteer Story

    • DD slash MM slash YYYY
    • Preferences

      Your support changes lives, and we look forward to keeping in touch with you by post and phone, sharing our news, activities and appeals. Would you like to receive our emails too?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.