Access to volunteer opportunities
Benefits of volunteering
For many people volunteering is the first step into work. Thinking about how you want to benefit from volunteering is a good start to finding an opportunity that's right for you.
- Gain confidence. Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
- Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.
- Meet people. Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends.
- Be part of a community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
- Learn new skills. Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
- Take on a challenge. Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.
- Have fun! Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it.
- Think about what you enjoy, contact us and we will help you to choose something that is suitable for you.
Some examples of volunteering placements include:
• Helping others
• Youth clubs
• Arts and Craft
Organsisations to contact
If you are a Volunteer Organisation and are looking for people to help, you can contact Stirling Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) or Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSi) who will help you advertise your opportunity to the wider community. You can also contact SVE and CTSI for support with funding, accounts, charity law or volunteer policies.