Why volunteer?

  • Volunteering is a way for you to make a difference in your community.
  • Use your leisure time to improve your surroundings and conditions for yourself and those around you.
  • Help raise awareness of issues that you are passionate about or affect your community.
  • Help to provide a wide range of services and activities that improve people’s quality of life.
  • Meet new people and improve your social life.


Benefits of being a volunteer?

Volunteers give their time freely and have the opportunity to be involved in something that they really want to do.  There are many benefits to volunteering:

  • Do as little or as much as you like.
  • A huge range of opportunities to try.
  • Meet new friends and gain confidence whilst you develop new skills.
  • Help your local community and gain work experience.
  • Benefit from high quality training.
  • Travel overseas.
  • Enhance your CV and improve your employment opportunities.
  • Test the ground; change career direction.


For more information about volunteering please telephone 01789 262889 or email