Volunteering to do care work is a great way to contribute to and support your local community, learn and develop new skills and is an ideal way to gain workplace experience.
Every volunteer makes a significant contribution to building a safer and stronger community and contributes to positive social change.
Volunteering to do care work is a fantastic way to help:
- build confidence
- learn new skills
- gain experience
- be a gateway back into employment.
The range of opportunities are endless, here are some examples of ways that you can help:
- helping people with shopping
- activity buddy
- outings companion
- day centre helper
- admin support for charities.
Volunteering is also incredibly flexible, so any spare time you have which you can use to help someone is always greatly appreciated.