While volunteering is a selfless act and is a vital part of building strong communities, many people don't think about the personal benefits they can get by volunteering.

As well as benefiting your community, volunteering provides you with a range of advantages including:

  • Creating a feeling of community spirit and belonging
  • Promoting an active mind and body
  • Increased activity and improved health
  • Meeting new people and making new friends
  • Learning new skills
  • Having fun!

Becoming a volunteer in Sunderland is easy, simply click on the link below to find out more.

Volunteering opportunities