Why should you volunteer?

There are lots of reasons for volunteering, resulting in a number of benefits for both the volunteer as well as the organisation for which they volunteer:

  • To meet new people
  • To have fun
  • To do something different
  • To learn new skills
  • To enhance your CV
  • To give something back
  • To use your skills and pass them on
  • To change somebody else’s life for the better
  • To change your life for the better
  • To make a difference
  • Because we want you!

How to find out more

We operate Volunteer Centres at our office in Alcombe, in Taunton Library, at Priorswood Community Centre, in Wellington Library and at Minehead Job Centre.

To view details of when and where you can visit, please click here: VC Dates for 2019

To make contact if you have any questions, please either telephone 01643 707123 or 07506 371409, or email volunteercentre@engagews.org.uk


Somerset Carers Service

Did you know that there are over 60,000 unpaid carers in Somerset supporting a loved one who is elderly, ill or disabled?

Who cares for the carers?

If you have time to spare, you could help make their life a little better!

Somerset Carers service is looking for friendly, approachable people to help make sure local Carers Groups run smoothly. These groups give Carers the chance to take a much-needed break, socialise and access the support they need.

Please contact us using the contact details above if you would like to know more.

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