How do you decide?

Volunteering....there are so many different things to do. Where do you start and how do know if it's the right thing for you?

If you know us, you'll know we've had our search and ratings tool, aka volurater, up and running on our website for a while now. So, you can do a search and find volunteering locally and rate the voluntering you did or are doing. But, why are we doing it?

1. It gives volunteers looking for a role a really honest opinon so they can decide if it's for them.

2. It will help to improve volunteering in the sector by giving volunteers the chance to feedback their (honest) opinions and for the organisations who they volunteer for, to act on their feedback and improve the quality of the experience - if need be.

We've had some great feedback from our projects, as have some of our friends including these lovely quotes:

"I enjoyed this experience very much, i feel like i made a big difference to my mentee's life and i gained many skills such as communication and teaching skills." Futures Together mentor

"Back to Life has been one of the most rewarding and challenging volunteering roles I have taken on. I have felt fully supported and encouraged by TimeBank staff and would recommend it to anyone."   Back to Life mentor

So, if you volunteer - review it and help someone else to find the right volunteering for them. Or, if you're trying to decide what to do, check out the reviews for some honest inspiration