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Your Borough Of Poole

Be community minded 

All over Poole people go out of their way to help others, give advice, volunteer in their community and make this borough an even better place to live.

Why volunteer?

There are so many fabulous opportunities in Poole to give something back to your community. Volunteering provides many benefits to both your mental and physical health. It can provide a boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a sense of accomplishment. It’s also an opportunity to meet new people and share skills.

What are the opportunities to volunteer in Poole?

There are so many amazing opportunities to volunteer in Poole. You can match your skills and interests to something you already enjoy or try something new. Here are some options you may wish to explore:

Share your acts of kindness

We want to know about acts of kindness that have made a difference to you or your community. We are a friendly borough and we know there are great things happening across our borough daily – why not tell your fellow residents about them! Post your stories and photos on our Facebook and Twitter pages, making sure you use #OurPoole.

We also recognise that lots of Poole residents already do a great deal to help their friends, neighbours and communities. If you know someone special who deserves some recognition for what they do, nominate them as a Community Champion.