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Volunteering gives you the chance to make a difference to people’s lives and use your skills and experience to help your local community. There are five categories of Volunteering activity:

  • Helping people
  • Working with the environment or animals
  • Helping a charity or community organisation
  • Community action or raising awareness
  • Coaching, teaching and leadership.

From conservation to youth work to fundraising for your favourite charity or caring for animals, there's an endless list of the types of projects you can get involved in.