Volunteering will boost your skills and confidence
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Volunteering for People & Planet is fun, inspiring and will help you to develop skills and confidence that you never knew you had. How can we be so sure of this? Well, because our volunteers keep telling us, that’s why!
The following four volunteer stories show how young people, just like you, have taken up roles with People & Planet and been given the training and support to achieve things they hadn’t previously thought possible.
Click to find out more about their volunteering experiences and where their new found skills have taken them:
Matt McMullen - People & Planet trainer: Matt first got involved in People & Planet when he set up an action group in his college. He enjoyed it so much that he became a volunteer in his gap year before starting University.
Stacey Griffiths – Social Media & Communications Champion: Stacey was inspired to volunteer as a Social Media and Communications Champion after taking part in a People & Planet workshop at her college.
Amani Ashraf – Media Magic Maker: When Amani started volunteering for People & Planet she didn’t know much about climate change or human rights, now she writes articles and talks to journalists about the issues.
Hanna Plant – Regional Organiser for Scotland: Hanna was a member of the People & Planet group at St Andrews when she made a last-minute decision to apply for the role of Regional Organiser for Scotland