Volunteering has been shown to increase happiness! When researchers at the London School of Economics examined the relationship between volunteering and measures of happiness, they found the more people volunteered, the happier they were
It broadens our experiences and helps to develop the skills that can be transferred into a workplace.
These skills include
Most importantly, from the process of volunteering, young people will gain a sense of personal satisfaction gained by assisting another person which will enhance their social awareness.
Browse this section to see the opportunities are available in Hounslow. Why not start with the Hounslow Youth Council?