Volunteering has a positive impact on your local community, but it has many benefits for you too:
Gain confidence/improve self-esteem – Gives you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
Meet a diverse range of people – Volunteering brings together a diverse range of people from all backgrounds and walks of life. Develop your interpersonal skills and make new friends.
Be part of a community – Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside you friends and family.
Learn new skills – Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
Boost your career options – Employers are interested in activities that gives you a good work-life balance. Also, if you are thinking of a career change then volunteering is a perfect way to explore new ideas.
Have fun! – Most volunteers have a great time and you can never tell who you will meet or what new information you will learn and what impact this could have on your life!
Why not start your volunteering journey today?