Why not volunteer? - Ecclesfield - Ecclesfield School

Be a friend to someone who may be lonely. Run errands for those who can't. Help with conservation projects. Create a display on an important topic. Help at a ...
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What can you do to help your community? Why not volunteer? #WeAreEcco

THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE MANY WAYS YOU CAN VOLUNTEER TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY: Run errands for those who can’t Raise money for a charity

Clean up graffiti Help at a community organisation.

Help with conservation projects Litter Picks Be a friend to someone Help in your local library who may be lonely Volunteer in Care Homes Help care for animals Teach children to read

Be a pair of ears to listen to others. Create a display on an important topic #WeAreEcco

Volunteer Coaching

Can you think of any more?

WHY VOLUNTEER? Here are some of the reasons people choose to volunteer. •

GIVE SOMETHING BACK TO AN ORGANISATION THAT HAS IMPACTED ON A PERSON'S LIFE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY



MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE LIVES OF OTHERS AND THEIR COMMUNITY



HELP THE ENVIRONMENT



HELP OTHERS LESS FORTUNATE OR WITHOUT A VOICE



RAISE FUNDS FOR AN ORGANISATION



FEEL VALUED AND PART OF A TEAM



SPEND QUALITY TIME AWAY FROM SCHOOL/WORK OR A BUSY LIFESTYLE



GAIN CONFIDENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM

#WeAreEcco

What could be some other reasons? If video does not work – YouTube link - https://youtu.be/FcnIQkF-FMY

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO VOLUNTEERING? There are lots of benefits to volunteering. Volunteering can be a way of: • DEVELOPING EXISTING OR GAINING NEW SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCES • MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND MAKING NEW FRIENDS

• ENHANCING YOUR CV – Looks great on College and Work Experience Applications! • A CHANCE TO SOCIALISE • IMPROVING YOUR EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS

• GETTING TO KNOW THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

#WeAreEcco

Can you think of any more?

WHY NOT JOIN THE ECCO VOLUNTEERS? Think you have what it takes to help others? Are you prepared to give up some of your time to help?

YES? ….then you’re the kind of person we’re looking for! #WeAreEcco

We have lots of exciting opportunities for you to help in your Community, including: • Community Litter Picks. • Helping create a wild flower garden in Burncross. • Helping at Ecclesfield Community Garden. • Helping at Paces Campus in Highgreen. • Helping the elderly in our community.

And many more to come! #WeAreEcco

If you would like to give something back to your community and be part of the Ecco Volunteers, or have some ideas for ways in

which we can help our community; please see Mr Hollingworth, in C104. Open to boys and girls from all year groups!!

#WeAreEcco