17 January 2023
Have you considered volunteering?
While it’s all about giving your time to help others, it is also a brilliant way to feel fulfilled and do something that benefits yourself at the same time.
There are many benefits of volunteering, and starting now could be the perfect bit of #WinterWellness you need.
✅ Gain personal and professional skills in a new setting – confidence, team working, patience, empathy
✅ Mood-boosting opportunity – knowing you’re making a valued difference to other people / your community
✅ Mix with different groups, work as a team, form new relationships and build friendships
✅ Some roles will help increase activity levels, helping physical wellbeing, too!
These local organisations, making a huge difference to our region are looking for volunteers. Take a look at the opportunities, which include in-person and at-home contributions:
Starting with our Charity Partner, HEY Mind. HEY Mind move closer towards a world where no one faces mental health problems alone.
You could volunteer by becoming a Hull and East Yorkshire Mind Ambassador, or carry out Employed Supported Volunteering
Yesterday, HEY! Volunteering launched a recruitment drive.
See yourself in one of the iconic blue coats? Join the recruitment drive and support arts and culture across Hull and East Yorkshire!
Hull & East Yorkshire Children's University has a range of volunteering opportunities. They offer a one hour training session plus a DBS check, too!
Dove House Hospice, volunteer opportunities include: Clinical, Fundraising and Events etc...
There are various opportunities to volunteer for the community, including Group and Youth Volunteering etc...
A befriending telephone service that helps connect with people who are isolated.
Time2Volunteer is a volunteering platform for Hull and East Riding, bringing all the possibilities of volunteering to one place.
Here are some national and international opportunities that you can carry out at home. These include apps such as:
This app connects people around the world who need sighted support.
Scroll and accept volunteering and climate actions from your phone.
Marketing the Humber on the national and international stage
Humber Spotlight - read by over 4,000 people across the region.