Volunteering

Support local young people by offering your time and skills

What is volunteering?

Volunteering is about giving your time and energy to a good cause. You don’t get paid, but you do get to use your talents, develop skills, and experience the pleasure that comes from making a real difference to other people’s lives.

Why volunteer?

Do good, feel good

Thinking about how you want to benefit from volunteering is a good start to finding an opportunity that’s right for you.

Gain confidence

Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.

Make a difference

Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.

Meet people

Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends. Be part of a community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.

Learn new skills

Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.

Take on a challenge

Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.

Have fun!

Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it.

Interested in volunteering?

For more information on volunteering opportunities check out the Bournemouth Young Volunteers 

Up-to-date information on volunteering opportunities can also be found on our Facebook page