New research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development  demonstrates the profound effect volunteering can have and has identified 10 key skills volunteering can help to develop including:

  • Greater Confidence
  • Increased awareness of local community
  • Enhanced coaching and mentoring skills
  • Improved public speaking and presentation skills
  • Build new networks
  • Enhanced professional capability
  • Increase team spirit
  • Enhance creativity and adaptability

Although focused on employee volunteering, the research highlights the range of skills and benefits anyone volunteering may develop over time. Remember Vital Venues has a range of resources to help you think about your volunteer needs and recruit new members including our Get Involved Vacancy Board. Find out more. 

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