Day 7 - Summary of our Volunteer week

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

If you missed it here is a summary of all the activities done in the last week to support Volunteer week that was 1st- 7th June.

Day 1 - We asked you what you thought of volunteering throughout the day and take the time to listen to a podcast with volunteer Donna.

Day 2 - Check out the tour of Evergreen office in Stamford

Day 3 - Listen to an interview between Su Fletcher (Volunteer Service Team Lead) and a Befriender Tim.

Day 4- The importance of volunteering in the community

Why you should volunteer in the community:

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

  • Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.

Day 5- Volunteering can help you in four key areas:

  1. Helps you to meet new people and form new relationships. Volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice and develop your social skills, by working with people with common interests.

  2. By giving you the chance to try something new and achieving a goal you can gain confidence

  3. As a Volunteer it can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.

  4. Volunteer is good for your body and mind in that provides you with a sense of purpose helping your community and reduces the feeling of anxiety and stress through working with others.

  5. Its fun to do. You work with some incredible people and accomplish something.

Day 6- What do our volunteers and recipients have to say ?

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