Benefits of Volunteering

Benefits of Volunteering

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Every person makes a difference

Volunteers are ordinary, yet extraordinary people who give their skills, life experience, time and expertise to help others – but get so much back in return! Our volunteers come from all walks of life and all religious and ethnic backgrounds. We have university students, families, working adults, retirees, Jewish Care residents, their relatives and many more.

Benefits to you

Most volunteers will tell you they get as much out of volunteering as they give. As a volunteer, you become part of a team making a valuable contribution to the community, but you can also benefit personally.

  • Learn new skills or enhance existing ones
  • Feel part of your community
  • Achieve personal satisfaction and sense of pride
  • Gain work experience
  • Develop self-esteem and confidence
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Improve your health
  • Have fun!

Benefits to others

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on people in our community thanks to:

  • Offering services that would otherwise be unavailable
  • Strengthening community connections
  • Providing opportunities for the community to enjoy
  • Promoting a healthy community
  • Reducing isolation and increasing socialisation

Click here to view our current volunteer roles.


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