This is a great way to learn new skills, meet other people and make a difference to the lives of thousands of people. There's a wide variety of volunteer roles available, from sports coaching to dealing with media enquiries.
Volunteering can provide an opportunity to enhance your CV, help you to explore a different career path or do something completely different.
There are many regular volunteering opportunities and placements where you could take on a specific role within an organisation on a regular basis. The following link is to V-base a national volunteering website that is a good way to find out about regular volunteering opportunities within the Bradford District:
If you are 16-25 and have a smartphone, why not try the free volunteering app
The Volunteer Centres in Bradford and Keighley will know what volunteer roles and placements are available within the Bradford District, including opportunities in the Council and health service. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer, get in touch with these centres:
Volunteer Centre Bradford, 19-25 Sunbridge Road, Bradford, BD1 2AY
Tel: 01274 725434 or 01274 720779
Keighley and District Volunteer Centre, 8-10 North Street, KEIGHLEY, BD21 3SE, Tel 01535 609506