Why Volunteer

Volunteers can make a real difference to people’s lives. By getting involved you are telling a child, young people and their families that they are not alone and that they have someone who wants to help them.

Equally, as a volunteer you will be given full training and gain experience which could help you obtain new skills, keep active, change careers or enhance your C.V.

The Hampshire volunteer policy indicates what you can expect from us.

Volunteering Policy Statement

  • Values the positive contribution made by volunteers to life in Hampshire and will encourage more people to volunteer in their local community.

  • Has a strong history of working with local volunteers who add significant value to the services we deliver. We wish to develop and strengthen these links and opportunities.

  • Recognises that volunteering can help a person’s physical and mental well- being, provide an opportunity to meet other people and gain additional skills, experience and work opportunities.

  • Is committed to promoting diversity and to offering volunteer placements for people of all ages, interests and abilities.

  • Will seek to remove any barriers which may prevent people from volunteering, to ensure that as many people as possible who wish to volunteer are able to do so.

What to do if you are interested

To find out more, please email your name and contact details to innovation.volunteers@hants.gov.uk