Why Volunteer?

Our top 10 reasons to volunteer

  • It’s good for your health and reduces stress
  • It improves job prospects and enhances your CV
  • An opportunity to learn new skills
  • It’s a way to give back to a community
  • Good way to make new friends and connections
  • Helps to learn a new language
  • Promotes personal growth and self-esteem
  • Helps the environment
  • It makes a big difference
  • It’s FUN!

After a study conducted by the Cabinet Office they identified three main reasons why volunteering is linked with personal wellbeing.

  • To improve things, help people.
  • A cause that means something to the individual.
  • To meet new people, make friends.

Volunteering is defined as “an activity that includes spending time for free by a group or individual that acts to improve the environment or wellbeing of a person without them being a family member”.

According to a study conducted by the ‘Big Lottery Fund’ you can benefit by volunteering in numerous ways;

  • Build up confidence to deal with public services and bodies.
  • Volunteering can make an individual feel more a part of the community, which is a measure of community wellbeing.

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please get in touch.



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