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September Volunteer Spotlight- Bunny

By Laura Symonds on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

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Bunny is a retired social worker who has a love of music and helping people.  ‘The Joke’ by Brandi Carlile makes him cry but he doesn’t know why! After four years of retirement Bunny missed mixing with people and being “involved”. He started with us after he saw an advert on social media asking for […]


August Volunteer Spotlight- Eve

By Laura Symonds on Friday, August 6th, 2021

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Eve volunteers with Pathways as a telephone befriender. She comes from Sheffield and currently works part-time as a learning disability Nurse. She lives in Chesterfield with her husband and their dog Lulu and has three adult children. Eve got involved with Pathways after a Pathways representative at her WI group talked about the services we […]


July Volunteer Spotlight – Jason

By Matilda Towndrow on Saturday, July 10th, 2021

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After being made redundant last year, Jason decided he wanted to change his work life balance and decided to become self employed and dedicate one day a week to a homelessness charity, something which was close to his mother’s heart. He enjoys making a difference and helping people less fortunate than himself. He also enjoys […]


June volunteer spotlight – Steph

By Matilda Towndrow on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

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Steph currently volunteers for Pathways as a telephone befriender. Her current role involves being a telephone befriender, which entails having a friendly chat with clients over the phone. She aims to help people feel less lonely during these difficult times, and to offer an ear to listen. Prior to Covid-19 Steph worked in reception during […]


May Volunteer Spotlight- Holly

By Laura Symonds on Saturday, May 1st, 2021

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Holly’s role at Pathways is to run our social media platforms, she works hard behind the scenes posting updates, replying to messages and any other ad-hoc requests that we send her way. She has always enjoyed volunteering and has in the past worked in charity shops until she decided that she wanted to get involved […]


April Volunteer Spotlight- Ian

By Laura Symonds on Thursday, April 1st, 2021

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Ian’s role at Pathways involves supporting P3 housing on tenancy visits. He visits clients in their homes and make sure they are healthy and supporting themselves with enough benefits, food, mental health and prescriptions. Ian has a spent much of his time helping the people of chesterfield. He was formerly Chesterfield Foodbank Coordinator, member of […]