Why get involved?
From Street and Block Champions to resident board members, from community groups to Complaints Panel members you’ve shown time and time again that through greater involvement comes stronger communities.
As well as helping others in need, the personal benefits of volunteering and getting involved in your local community are huge, including:
Boosting self-confidence and wellbeing
It’s human nature to feel good after helping someone out. Volunteering can also help you gain valuable new skills and experiences, and boost your confidence. Giving to others can also help to reduce stress, combat depression and keep you mentally stimulated and provide a sense of purpose.
Find out more about how you can help and support Your Community.
Making your voice heard
Your opinion matters. By getting involved and having your voice heard you can make a real difference to our services by making sure they meet your needs.
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Learn new skills and improve your job prospects
Even if you’re not looking for job, volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace, such as communication, problem solving, proactive and positive attitude and organisation. While FREE Tenant Academy training can support your development further through online training options.