Volunteering is a great way to gain experience and to improve your confidence and self-esteem.  It is something you can do in your spare time but you can also volunteer full-time after leaving school, provided you are also undertaking some part-time study or training.  Below you will find some useful organisations that can help you find volunteering opportunities.

So, why volunteer?  You might choose to volunteer so that you can:

  • have fun and meet new people
  • try new things
  • follow your interests and test your career ideas
  • learn new skills
  • build up your self-confidence and self-esteem
  • gain experience to put on your CV
  • get involved in your community and make a difference!

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