What is Volunteering?
Volunteering is about giving your time, without pay, for the benefit of others, the local community and very importantly yourself.
Who can volunteer?
Anyone can volunteer - it's all about matching the right person to the right opportunity. If you're willing to give up your time for free most providers are looking for a positive attitude.
What's in it for me?
There are many benefits to volunteering your time. here's just a few of them:
- it's an excellent way to boost your confidence
- it can seriously enhance your work and career prospects
- it can help build valuable work experience
- it can make you feel good to make a positive difference to your community
Will I get paid?
You won’t be paid, but you may be given expenses for things like travel and meals.
How can I sign up?
Check out our information boxes on the right (or below if you're using a mobile device) for infomation on organisations that provide volunteer opportunities.