Volunteering

Alison volunteering as a corporate buddy on one of our courses

Alison’s story: What did I learn as a corporate buddy?

While working at Savills, Alison attended an information session hosted by Back Up. This inspired ...

Rhys, our recent winner of our Golden Caster Award, teaching some wheelchair skills.

Rhys’s story: The Golden Caster award

We recently presented Rhys with our Golden Caster award. He earned this recognition through volunteering as a wheelchair skills ...

Lauren with family and friends

Lauren’s story: Why I raise awareness

After a night out with friends in August 2008, Lauren was walking home early in ...

Sharon posing on her bike and shortly after being discharged from hospital

Sharon’s story: Doing something worthwhile

In 2001, Sharon developed Transverse Myelitis, a rare condition which causes inflammation of the spinal ...

Malene, Back Up Ball committee member, smiling and organising the event

Malene’s Q&A: Volunteering at the Back Up Ball

The Back Up Ball is our biggest annual party and it brings together everyone ...

Mirka with her partner Martin at her birthday party

Mirka’s story: Becoming a partner mentor

Mirka’s partner, Martin, was involved in a road traffic accident in 2014. Martin was cycling ...

Volunteering at Back Up | How can you get involved?

We believe that all of our team of over 400 volunteers make a unique and ...

Andreea’s Q & A: Volunteering as a corporate buddy

How did you first become involved with Back Up?In November 2015, I received an email ...

Richard’s Story | Giving people a new lease of life

Richard, aged 64, is a long standing volunteer power chair trainer and ...

Sam Hows: Volunteering as a buddy on our courses

What inspired you to volunteer as a buddy on Back Up’s Moving forwards course?I was ...