Sharing skills with the young in poor communities around the world

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News & Events

15 Jul 2019

The project which started in the Sisters' flat in Newcastle is now 25 years old and on 19 July celebrates its expansion, achievement and impact in Walker. Our volunteers have been involved for most of those years.

15 Jul 2019

Our overseas volunteers are home from Vietnam and the Philippines and our international Newcastle volunteers finish very soon. We thank them for their energy and enthusiasm and the talents they shared so generously and we rejoice in their growth in friendship, confidence and skills. 

28 Feb 2019

Volunteer opportunities in the Philippines, India, Rwanda, Lithuania, Egypt, and UK (Newcastle).

25 Oct 2018

Volunteers needed to help with English classes including IT, internet, journalism and world events. 

23 Aug 2018

Our summer newsletter has been published. Assumption Together - Sisters and lay people responding together to the call to transform our society through living Gospel values. One of the ways we live this in England is our volunteer programme.

23 Aug 2018

One place available for a volunteer in Newcastle - combine your love of creative arts and your desire to work with disadvantaged kids. 

13 Jul 2018

I was privileged and happy to attend the first week of the Sisters' chapter in Lourdes as one of 16 lay delegates.The internationality is a blessing

22 Jun 2018

The AV coordinator is privileged to sttend thr meeting of sisters from around the world, at their 6-yearly chapter

27 Feb 2018

Do you want to live in another culture for one year and share in the lives of poor, young or marginalised people? We can subsidise ten volunteers each year in Newcastle, Rwanda, India, Lithuania and Philippines. 

11 Dec 2017

Our latest newsletter is out with three thoughtful reflections by our newest volunteers. 

23 Nov 2017

Assumption Volunteers in the UK are from the Philippines, Ukraine and USA. 

17 Aug 2017

It's August and we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption, the bicentennial year of the birth of two of the foundresses of the Religious of the Assumption, the Youth Pilgrimage in France - and the end of one volunteer year and the beginning of the next. 

14 Aug 2017

Finished our training week for five volunteers going overseas with Assumption, Jesuit Missions and Salesians.

29 Jun 2017

Helen Granger, Assumption Volunteer Co-ordinator, Anita Motha from the Salesians and James Trewby from the Columbans, explain why people volunteer abroad, and what an enriching experience it can be.

20 Jun 2017

We are very happy to have seven young adults ready to volunteer in the Philippines, Lithuania and Newcastle. We can support three more in Newcastle to start in September. 

1 Jun 2017

This summer we again offer short volunteering opportunities in Italy, France and the Philippines.