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BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

Fancy 'doing a favour' for you local cricket club?

Volunteers are vital to the health and development of grassroots cricket. Without them, the future of the beautiful game at all levels would be in jeopardy.

You can make a difference; do a favour for West Hallam CC

Volunteering is very rewarding and has great benefits for both the club and individual. If you are thinking about seeking a new job, entering university, starting a new school, working in sport or generally improving yourself, cricket clubs can provide the perfect opportunity to help you reach your goals and objectives.

Among 200 of the UK's leading businesses:
  • 73% of employers would employ a candidate with volunteer experience over one without.
  • 94% of employers believe that volunteering can add to skills.
  • 58% of employers say that voluntary work experience can actually be more valuable than experience gained in paid employment.
The benefits to you as an individual by 'doing your club a favour' are:
  • CV Booster
  • Skill Acquisition - communication skills, leadership skills through hands on experience
  • Personal and professional development and/or training
  • Learn new skills
  • Satisfaction from doing something to make a difference within your local community
  • An increased sense of worth and accomplishment
  • Respect for different people and conditions
  • Support your studies or interest in gaining experience outside of the learning environment
  • Development of your interests
  • The ability to explore different sorts of career or job opportunities in a voluntary capacity
  • Experiencing new challenges
  • Keep fit - de-stress
  • Put something back into your community
  • A written/verbal reference
The benefit for West Hallam CC:
  • More people involved within the club will help our development
  • Increase numbers of participants within the club
  • Increase media exposure through local press and website
  • Developing individuals and age groups through coaching
  • Improving the club's facilities
  • Engaging in the community
  • Help to build a lasting legacy for the game
To view our current opportunities please head to our vacancies page under the 'Get Involved' tab.