9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Today is National Volunteer Day, and, as usual, here are some useful things you can do to make yourself and others feel better.

1. Help clean up your community

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

2. Donate blood to local blood bank

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

If you cannot donate yourself, you can organise people to donate.

3. Volunteer at a local library 

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

You can help sort out books and help visitors find the books they want.

4. Support the environment by planting some trees

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

5. Support the work of a local orphanage 

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Offer your help with office duties, delivering meals, sorting donations, raffles or street collecting.

6. Help others learn

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Teach kids in your area how to read or how to play a musical instrument.

7. Get involved in community events

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Attend fetes and festivals in your local area and offer to help to organise the next event.

8. Visit

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Spend time with older people, people who are sick or people with a disability, in their homes, in hospitals or in residential care facilities. Give them company and provide a listening ear. Help provide fun and entertainment by playing music, games and other activities.

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9. Look close to home

9 absolutely useful and fun things you must do on this National Volunteer Day

Get to know your neighbours. Offer to put their rubbish bins out when you are putting out your own or even invite them for a meal or drink. You can also host a street or block party.

Happy National Volunteer Day to you!

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