Have you been thinking about volunteering some of your spare time to a good cause? Did you know that a recent study has found that volunteering can be good for your health?
Global Hope is always looking for members of staff to accompany students on overseas projects during the summer. Each year the organisation is responsible for sending staff and students overseas to help school and community groups in a range of countries.
There are also lots of websites available to help you find the right volunteering opportunity for you.
Volunteering England works to promote volunteering as a powerful force for change, both for those who volunteer and for the wider community
Volunteer Centre Liverpool provides a one-stop resource for information, advice and guidance on all aspects of volunteering issues, both for potential volunteers and voluntary/community organisations in the Merseyside area.
Getting on Board is a charity that promotes board-level volunteering
The YouthNet charity in partnership within volunteer centres and voluntary organisations across the country, providing volunteering opportunities.
VInspired provides information about volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25.
DirectGov provides practical information about volunteering and how to find organisations that need volunteers
Timebank is a National volunteering charity aiming to support everyone to find rewarding volunteering, as well as helping organisations to find volunteers and designing projects, mainly around mentoring and youth-led volunteering.
UK Volunteering is an umbrella website with links to a range of volunteering opportunities throughout the UK.