Rewarding, challenging and interesting….

… were the top 3 words used by people to describe their volunteering experiences. Whilst 2 in 3 volunteers said volunteering reduces stress and 1 in 2 said their physical and mental health had improved. If that’s not enough here’s 10 other reasons to consider volunteering:

1 Make a difference to people’s lives

2 Help your local community

3 Try something new

4 Use your experience in a productive way

5 Develop new talents and skills

6 Challenge yourself

7 Increase your confidence

8 Inspire others to help people

9 Keep active

10 Get out of the house

South Lakes Citizen Advice is currently seeking volunteers. So if you can spare one day a week and would like to help local people, why not volunteer?  We have a range of roles and offer free training. Travel expenses will be paid.

For further information please call 015394 46464 or email We look forward to hearing from you!

Free, confidential advice and help is available from South Lakes Citizens Advice Bureau on any aspect of debt, consumer problems, benefits, housing, employment and any other problems. We have various outlets across South Lakeland and can also give advice over the phone – telephone 015394 46464 for an appointment and help.

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