Get excited and energized about volunteering in Peterborough!

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Sometimes getting excited about volunteering can be challenging. This is especially true if you’re unsure where to start or if you’ve never volunteered before.

After all, volunteering is not just about giving; it’s also about receiving the joy that comes from making a positive impact on the lives of others and your community. However, with the right mindset and approach, it’s easy to discover the thrill and fulfillment that volunteering brings.

Here at Volunteer Peterborough, we are all about making this a memorable experience not only for the organizations we support, but also for our volunteers.

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Why Volunteer?

Volunteering helps you discover your passion, once you find an organization that aligns with your interests and values. Whether you work with animals, support children’s education or fight for environmental causes, volunteering becomes more exciting when you believe in the cause you’re supporting.

On our website, we have a wide range of opportunities that are bound to pique your interest. Simply head over to “Search Opportunities” or “Search Organizations” and you will see all our available opportunities. We often add new listings so if you don’t find something right away, stay in touch and we will help you find the right fit.

What is the best time to volunteer?

The best time to volunteer is anytime! Volunteer Peterborough knows that life is busy. As a result, it may be challenging or discouraging to add another commitment to your schedule. We want to help you make this a rewarding and fulfilling experience!

If you feel unsure of what kind of commitment you can offer to an organization, you can always check out our “Upcoming Events” tab and to discover a date that works for you. Our team members are ready to help you help others.

What will I get out of volunteering?

Volunteering is a fabulous way to meet new people and connect with like-minded individuals. By engaging with fellow volunteers and sharing this experience, you can build long lasting relationships with those who share your passion for making a difference.

Volunteer Peterborough knows first-hand that the sense of community and camaraderie can be incredibly uplifting and exciting. Your interests and availability may change over time,so don’t be afraid to explore different roles and projects and meet new people every time you do!

Volunteering will allow you to help others for sure, but it will also help you. You will share your skills with others. Even better, you will acquire new talents and just simply try something different. Dr. Seuss, a mastermind in writing, once said “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Volunteer Peterborough wants to help you embrace the journey of self-discovery and celebrate the growth that comes from giving back! We will connect with like-minded individuals and organizations to support your journey while making amazing memories.

Who can volunteer?

Volunteer Peterborough follows a very detailed screening process to ensure we can provide a good fit not only for our partner organizations but also for our volunteers. However, we want to bring our community together.

Our team is always working to find events that can incorporate individuals from many different age groups and backgrounds. You can volunteer on your own, or you can bring your friends and family and share this amazing bonding experience with those close to you.

Volunteer Peterborough can help with any questions you may have. Check out the different tabs available on our website or give our team a call and we will be happy to help!

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