Volunteering can make a real difference to your own life and the lives of those around you.
People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons.
For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them.
For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. Regardless of the motivation, what unites them all is that they find it both challenging and rewarding.
In return you get the satisfaction of time and effort well spent. In addition, volunteering can be a great way to: meet new people learn new skills gain useful experience. It should also be fun!
The range of opportunities is huge. Whatever skills and experience you have, there is something that you can do.
We’ve included a range of links and options below to help you get started