There are numerous kind of volunteer organizations engaged in various important services we need around the world. Being a volunteer would mean giving your time and effort for a worthwhile cause. It doesn’t have to be a long term commitment. You can help those in need just by giving in even simple ways that doesn’t take a huge amount of time out of your busy day.
Let’s just say that, just a few hours of serving as a volunteer can turn into a lifetime of opportunity, which is one of the greatest benefits of becoming a volunteer. Are you aware of the fact that volunteering also has personal benefits? Here are some:
Volunteering can help you gain confidence and meet new and different kinds of people
It helps you to learn new skills and gain experience
It makes you grow and discover hidden talents as well as to practice your skills
Volunteering brings fun and excitement to your life
There are different types of volunteer organizations you can join. Whatever kind of club you choose will definitely give you a new experience you’ll surely treasure. In Southbourne community, many people want to get involved in clubs which help protect and save a life. Southbourne Surf Life Saving Club is a network of volunteers protecting beaches and the lives of people visiting the place.
Southbourne Surf Life Saving Club (SSLSC) was established on 1986. Their club members mostly composed of youths (Young Life Savers) who are determined and motivated to learn surf safety, basic lifesaving techniques and surf and beach sports. The club is associated with Surf Life Saving GB - an awarding body for the highest standard of Beach Lifeguard Qualification in the country. It is also the National Governing Body for Life Saving Sport. Overall, there are over 80 Surf Life Saving Clubs and 5,000 individuals who are associated to SLSGB with more joining every year.
You don’t need to have any special skills or extensive training before joining their club. Southbourne Surf Life Saving Club provides a unique service where you will be taught necessary skills and techniques to help those people in need when emergency situations arise.