Reasons to Volunteer

  • Make a difference to the lives of others
  • Help others less fortunate or without a voice
  • Feel valued and part of a team
  • Gain confidence
  • Spend quality time away from work or a busy lifestyle
  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Develop existing skills and knowledge
  • Enhance a CV
  • Improve one's employment prospects
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • It’s a chance to socialise
  • Get to know the local community
  • There is lots of anecdotal evidence that volunteering has a positive impact on your mental health and wellbeing