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Volunteer stories

Just who are these wonderful people? Read the some of the inspiring stories of our amazing volunteers.

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Wednesday 04 March 2015

Martin Pendry

`Since I started with London Lighthouse in 1991 I have been mostly a community services volunteer buddying people in the community to live as well as they can with HIV.'

Man in shirt

Tuesday 03 March 2015

Neil Dunning

`Hi, my name is Neil and I am a volunteer with Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru (THT), based at the Cardiff office. I have been a volunteer with THT for over 10 years helping with different aspects of the volunteer role, from fundraising to reception.'

Man in Terrence Higgins Trust t-shirt

Friday 27 February 2015

Paul Doyle

`I volunteer within the SWISH project as a Drug & Alcohol Liaison Worker.'

Man in black shirt

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Denise Kid

`I currently volunteer with the Positive Balance Team in Lighthouse South, Waterloo.'

Woman in field

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Alex Causton-Ronaldson

`I volunteer in Central London as part of the Soho Community Outreach Team (aka the Scene Team). I work as part of a team engaging with members of the public out in Soho to talk about sexual health and getting tested.'

Young man and his dog

Monday 02 February 2015

Gavin Nicol

`I became a volunteer in July 2013 to build on my experience working in the community. I chose Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland because I admire the values followed by the charity: Ambitious, Honest, Independent, Different. My favourite part of the role is attending community events.'

Man in field

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Rachael Healy

`I am a fairly recent addition to the Terrence Higgins Trust volunteer team, in Dundee in Scotland, but am loving everything I have done so far!'

Woman on cliff

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Hugo Cadeias

`I volunteer for Terrence Higgins Trust as they are a wonderful charity for people living with HIV. Also they have this fantastic program to help people with HIV to go back to work. I strongly recommend it!'

Man next to brick wall

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Justine Alford

`I volunteer in Soho, London, doing outreach work. We try to promote safe sex by distributing condoms, but also increase awareness of HIV and encourage people to get tested.'

Smiling woman

Monday 05 January 2015


`I have been volunteering for Terrence Higgins Trust since September 2014 and I am based in Lighthouse South Waterloo. I am a health promotion assistant for the London Chlamydia Screening Programme.'

Woman in yellow dress