“Volunteering is someone spending time, unpaid, doing something that aims to benefit the environment or someone who they’re not closely related to. Volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual.”
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
The Volunteer Centre @ VANEL can help people get involved in volunteering so get in touch and find out how you can make a difference today.
What people say about volunteering…..
I volunteer because…
“It’s very rewarding and I’ve made lifelong friends” Philippa
“I like being part of a supportive team and if it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t be half as confident as I am now” Evelyn
“It’s helped to build my self-confidence and I can now give something back” Martin