Case Studies – Team Challenge

Nationwide staff get their hands dirty

STAFF at Nationwide have been getting their hands dirty for a good cause as part of their community outreach programme. A team of around a dozen building society employees spent a day […]

Bradenstoke Village Hall Gets a Makeover

Lots of small community groups are run by local volunteers who just simply don’t have the time or resources to undertake bigger pieces of work.  This is where teams of […]

A Volunteer Stake-Out – SWAP

On a cold November day (two days in fact), 7 volunteers from Arval turned up to help local community group, Swindon Walcot and Parks Community Group, clear an area of […]

Team Bonding at Lydiard Park Academy

Eleven volunteers from RWE NPower spent a day at Lydiard Park Academy tidying up, painting and cutting back vegetation.  The team used the day as a team-building event as well […]

Nationwide volunteers branch out at Coate Water

We carried out our volunteering day on Wednesday 14th Oct 2015 at Coate Water Park. We were met by Linda, one of the rangers who was very welcoming and talked […]

Nationwide volunteers walk it!

Volunteers from Nationwide’s Compliance and Risk Programme (FC&R Portfolio) got stuck in building a board walk around the side of the hill at Kings Farm Wood, Wroughton is Sept 2015.  Supervised […]

Guides Centre Gets a Makeover

Local employee volunteers from socially responsible business Nationwide Building Society got stuck in at the Guides Activity Centre in Macaroni Woods to help clear their outside space: “Just wanted to […]

Green fingered gardeners help local youth charity

Three groups of employee volunteers from Nationwide have been helping Wroughton Youth Adventure Charity tidy up their garden ready for a packed summer of activities. One team cleared the gutters, painted […]

Helping long-term unemployed with job-seeking skills

My name is Sophie and I work for Nationwide in the Executive Recruitment team. A few weeks ago our team decided we wanted to use some of our 14 hours […]

Support for South Marston Parish Council

A team of around 25 people from Nationwide spent a day helping South Marston Parish Council improve an overgrown area of woodland to make it more accessible.  With support from […]

Hotel gets things ship-shape for sea cadets

Staff from local hotel, Swindon Marriott, have been helping Swindon Sea Cadets get ready for a unit inspection by helping to clear their compound and clean the unit inside and […]

Bucking up Buckhurst Park Community Centre

An 8 strong team from Nationwide’s Kingsbridge Point site have helped to make over the offices at Buckhurst Park Community Centre : “Just wanted to write a short note to […]

Making Friends with the Railway Path

Friends of the Railway Path have had support from a number of teams of employee volunteers in 2014 – the teams have been helping the Friends volunteers clear vegetation back […]

Smashing support for the SMASH DASH

About 40 volunteers from Nationwide distributed leaflets and signed up possible participants for this Autumn’s SMASH DASH.  Between them they got rid of something like 4000 leaflets and signed up […]

Involve Swindon hosts 10th anniversary celebration

Involve Swindon celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 and on 26th June held a celebration event at the Swindon Marriott, welcoming friends, old and new, and recognising the fantastic contribution […]

Spring clean for our gardens

Spring clean for our gardens   On Wednesday 2 April, 7 ladies from Jobcentre Plus spent the day sprucing up the gardens at 2 of our Children’s Centre,  ready for […]

First Ever Nocturnal Challenge

Staff from the night/evening shift at Nationwide’s contact centre wanted to complete a challenge in their usual shift slot of 6pm and 6am.  Mental health charity Rethink were delighted for […]

Claridges Park

Claridge’s Park Nationwide staff helped give Claridge’s Park a facelift, ahead of it being passed into parish council control. “It used to be a proper park in the past, but […]

Pennyhooks Project

Pennyhooks Project Pennyhooks Farm, a small organic farm outside Swindon, provides work opportunities for young people on the autism spectrum.  A team from Nationwide spent a couple of days undertaking […]

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