Following shocking stats that 1 in 5 16-24-year-olds are jobless, vet charity PDSA is offering 'speed volunteering' - taster sessions at its charity shops next week (4-9 April). You can 'try before you buy' to see if volunteering would suit you. It can improve employment prospects, boost confidence & give you the chance to learn new skills, while helping a good cause. Find out more by watching... Read more
about 2 years ago
Hi Lisa, thanks for posting your video- it's a great idea for people to try out volunteering and hopefully they will want to stay involved after their first taster!! Can people get involved in the lend a paw project across the country?
Thanks Kate - we're hoping lots of people will give a try! Yes people can get involved across the UK as PDSA has over 180 stores in towns and cities in Scotland, England, Wales & NI.
To find out where your local volunteering opportunities are, call freephone 0800 854194 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Often when you are looking for work and hoping a job will accept you, then you can't commit for a long time, it's really great when charities can make volunteering flexible to fit in with the different needs of volunteers!