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10 great reasons to volunteer

If you are looking for something meaningful to do with your spare time why not consider volunteering.  Here are 10 reasons why you should – in addition, research has shown that volunteering has benefits for your health and welbeing!

  1. Make a difference –  contribute something to your community
  2. Boost your confidence – update your skills and get up to speed with new technologies and ways or working
  3. Do something interesting and meaningful with your spare time
  4. Meet new people – we are a friendly bunch!
  5. Improve your prospects and add to your CV – nearly one third of the volunteers who leave the service each year go on into paid work.
  6. Get to know your community
  7. Put your talents to use – Use it or lose it! Got the gift of languages? Volunteer as an interpreter. A flair for design? Create PR and marketing campaigns
  8. Enjoy free training – trainee advisors can gain a national QCF Legal Advice qualification through their training and you can take 6 months off your solicitor training
  9. Gain office-based work experience – Get ahead of the competition for jobs and university places with some real life experience
  10. We need you! – over 90% of the people who work here are volunteers. We simply wouldn’t be here for our clients without them.

 

 

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