It brings social benefits such as meeting new people, getting to know a local community and a chance to socialise. Some people described volunteering as being challenging, rewarding, educational, inspiring, fulfilling and opportunistic.
There are so many different projects to choose from. It gives you the opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge that can enhance a CV and improve one’s employment prospects.
Why volunteer? This is a question that has more than one answer. Volunteering is about giving something to others; giving something back to the community and make a difference to the people around them.