Should everyone volunteer? Give something back to the community? Well it would be great and if you are thinking about volunteering there are lots of options out there.
Many places are in need of volunteers, whether it be for an hour and a half one evening after school to help run a brownnie pack, or a few hours on a saturday to help out at a local charty shop, the options are endless.
Why not take a look at a few of the options below to see if any of those suit you.
Volunteering is very rewarding and also looks good on a cv too, or might even help you get your dream job, so why not get into volunteering now and see where it takes you.
CAMP AMERICA - what a great destination to do some volunteering and get so much out of it. There are loads of camps across America and here's your chance to be involved! There is a bit of paperwork to sort beforehand and decisions on flights etc, but once done you can be on your way to a summer of volunteering and sun as a bonus! https://www.campamerica.co.uk/
BUNAC - Gap year destinations - Rhino's, elephant's and South African National Parks, boost your professional diving or marine conservation career, scale snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, dip your toes in the Indian Ocean and hop over to the spice island of Zanzibar - all these experiences are available to you - find out how your adventure can begin. http://www.bunac.org/uk/destinations
Volunteering for the Youth Service - The Youth Service are always on the look out for enthusiastic people to join the team as a volunteer to give something back to their local community or share some skills with other young people. email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Volunteering for Salford Community Leisure - SCL have a range of sporting volunteering vacancies across the city, read more about what's on now.
Lots of local sports teams, charity shops and even places like dogs homes etc would love to get volunteers, for more specific opportunities contact those places directly.