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What kind of volunteer are you?

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering can be huge! We know that volunteering can make a big difference to other people, worthwhile causes, and the whole community, but the benefits can be even greater for you!


Volunteering can help you to find friends, connect with the community, learn new skills, or enhance your career. It can also improve your mental and physical health. You don't have to offer a long-term commitment or a huge amounts of time, either. Whether you’re in it for the long-haul, or would like to get involved in a one off activity, project or event - we can help you to discover your ideal opportunity.


Whatever your motives, volunteering can spark a positive change within you, and your community!

Gabi's Story

Gabi was referred to the Open Mental Health Buddy scheme by her local job club. Due to long-term physical and ...
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Alison's Story

Having been a full time carer herself, Alison now volunteers for her local Carers Support Group.
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Esmee's Story

Esmee, a level 3 Animal Studies student at Weston College, started volunteering with Prickles Hedgehog Rescue ...
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Jane's Story

Volunteers’ have played a key role in the pandemic response. During an exceptionally difficult year, people ...
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Ellimae's Story

Today is Power of Youth Day, an annual celebration of the contributions children and young people make through ...
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Simon's Story

Simon, known as ‘Woody Simon’, has been volunteering with ARK at Egwood CIC for about 2 years. Having spent 40 ...
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