Make a difference to children and families in your community
Whilst you’ll want to make a real difference when you volunteer, it’s not just about what you can do for others. Volunteers get a lot out of the experience too. Good volunteering is rewarding for everyone involved.
Here are some of the things that volunteering can do for you:
Give your CV a boost – some of the UK’s leading businesses were surveyed and 73%* said they'd employ someone who's volunteered over someone who hasn't
Get back into work - it’s a great way to get a reference and fill gaps in your work experience. You can also try out different types of work to get a taster - which can really help you if you’re looking for a job or want to change direction.
Improve your confidence by learning new things and meeting new people
Improve your health - research has found that volunteering can have a number of positive health benefits
* Source: Reed Employment
... from all areas of the community and all backgrounds and cultures. New training course starting soon.
Medway Mediation is recruiting volunteer coaches on anger management and is delivering training for those interested
Your neighbourhood, your community, be involved!
Want to know more?
If you are an organisation working children and families, please contact us if you would like to publicise your volunteering opportunities.