Definition of formal volunteering
Formal volunteering is an activity which takes place through not for profit organisations or projects and is undertaken:.
to be of benefit to the community and the volunteer;
for no financial payment; and
of the volunteer’s own free will and without coercion
in designated volunteer positions only..
The benefits of volunteering
Happiness Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer.
Skill building Did you know over 85% of HR Managers look for volunteering on CVs? Learn new skills and get ahead in the job market.
Health Sustained volunteering is associated with better mental health.
The experience of helping others provides meaning, a sense of self-worth and inclusion.
ChelCSS relies on volunteers to support the agency in meeting the needs of our clients. We at ChelCSS Support and train it’s volunteers in the ‘Community Support workers course – CHCCS004’ which is a recognised competency based training course. read more