If you have found yourself with the the desire to start doing some volunteering, you are likely wandering where to start, who to volunteer for and most importantly, is it any good. Volunteering is an experience that should be fulfilling after all, here are the top 3 charities to volunteer for.
The Young Men’s Christian Association, known as the YMCA follows the basic practices of ‘body, mind, and spirit’ and this is felt through all of its volunteers and actions. This brilliant charity focuses on empowering young people, it has set up thousands of youth centres and athletic facilities globally, encouraging children to get active whilst teaching them important social and life skills. This charity allows you to help people learn what they are capable of and that anything is possible.
The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) are a unique animal welfare charity that promotes animal welfare and investigates cruelty complaints. If you’re an animal lover, then this is the charity for you. With multiple job roles, you can opt for spending as much time as you like giving out cuddles to the centres animals. This again is a hugely rewarding experience as many of the animals are nursed back to full health and rehomed.
Breast Cancer Care
A relatively new charity but with such an important aim, Breast Cancer Care has the vision that they ‘want every person affected by breast cancer to get the best treatment, information and support’ In 2015 in the UK alone there were 55122 new cases of invasive breast cancer. This charity allows its volunteers to make a real difference to sufferers offering emotional and practical support through their services.
So there you have, these 3 charities are waiting for people like yourselves to make a difference and in turn, they want to give you the best experience they possibly can. As they say, the more you give, the more you get.