Some of our friendly team here at Citizens Advice

10 great reasons to volunteer

We asked our current team their top reasons for volunteering. Here’s what they said!

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Sense of achievement

Realising that the actions that you took changed the life of an individual for the better

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Join a great team

You’ll be met by a team of fantastic, friendly people who will guide you through the processes of working with us. Volunteering lets you meet people from all walks of life and make new connections.

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Improve your prospects

Having volunteering on your CV demonstrates that you’re someone with initiative. Employers look for candidates with a range of skills, and many will support volunteering in work.

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Learn new skills

Our volunteers are supported by a great training programme. There are always opportunities to keep up to date and develop new skills.

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Boost your confidence

Trying something new can do wonders for your confidence levels. With a supportive team behind you, you can take on more challenges than you might expect.

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Make a difference to someone asking for your help

We’ve all had times in our life when we struggled and someone helped us through.  It can be rewarding to be there for others.

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Keep your brain active

Don’t let your spare time trickle away. Fill it doing something interesting and challenging! Our volunteers say that no two days are the same.

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It’s good for you!

Research has shown that volunteering can improve both your physical and mental health.

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Be the change you want to see

You have the chance to contribute to the kind of community and world you want to live in.

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We need you!

Most of the people here at Citizens Advice are volunteers, and we simply wouldn’t be here for our clients without them. We really value the life experience and perspectives that our volunteers bring to us.


For more information on volunteering with us, fill in your details below and we’ll be in touch.