Volunteering is fun and an ideal way to gain work experience in an industry that you’re interested in, learn new skills or meet new people in the area.

Volunteering can be highly rewarding and there are lots of different roles on offer.

Some benefits of volunteering include:

  • developing your skills
  • meeting new people
  • improving your confidence
  • giving something back to your community
  • enhancing your CV
  • anew challenge

Redbridge has a Volunteer Centre based at RedbridgeCVS, which can support you in finding a voluntary role that suits you.

Find out more on RedbridgeCVS website and follow the link to 'Volunteering'.

The Do-it website has volunteering opportunities locally and around London.

Find out more on Do-it website

You can give unpaid help to a local charity shop.Visit the organisations website you are interested in or visit your the local branch to find out more.

Useful links

Other MyLife pages: Employment, Learning

External websites: RedbridgeCVS, Do-it