As volunteers week approaches, we are showcasing a snapshot of the fabulous volunteering work across the city. These volunteers have given up there time to dedicate on improving our community in Portsmouth. Take a look at each of there stories, and if they inspire you to make a change in your community, feel free to contact us and we will love to help you get started!
“I love to help out with anything, so I get to do that.
Plus it keeps all my social media skills current for my career.”
Read about Amanda’s volunteering at Loaves of Love here.
“My message to anyone considering volunteering is just go for it, it can be very rewarding and, in most roles,
you can commit to as little or as much time as you can spare.”
“Every week at Girls’ Brigade is different so volunteering is really varied but the best thing is seeing the girls and young women we work with developing in confidence, taking on leadership roles, and living life to the full!”
“I think helping people solve the various problems brings a great deal of satisfaction.”
“I hope that anyone who is interested will see the benefits for all and volunteer even if it is once in a while.”
“Be brave and go for it!”
“Volunteering for Home Start has turned my life around, when I applied I had recently been made redundant and my confidence and self esteem and dropped massively, since volunteering that has all changed, my confidence and self esteem has grown and I have more faith in myself.”