While volunteering is a selfless act and is a vital part of building strong communities, many people don't think about the personal benefits they can get by volunteering.
As well as benefiting your community, volunteering provides you with a range of advantages including:
- Creating a feeling of community spirit and belonging
- Promoting an active mind and body
- Increased activity and improved health
- Meeting new people and making new friends
- Learning new skills
- Having fun!
There is a wide range of volunteering opportunities in Sunderland. Have a look at some that are available at the moment:
Find out about more volunteering opportunities in Sunderland and sign up as a volunteer today: