Volunteering at Sporting Recovery offers numerous benefits for mental health. Volunteering promotes a sense of purpose and fulfilment, boosting self-esteem and overall well-being. By supporting others on their recovery journey, volunteers often experience increased empathy and connection, leading to more significant social support networks and reduced feelings of isolation. Additionally, volunteering provides opportunities for personal growth, skill development, and cultivating a positive identity outside of one’s challenges. The sense of accomplishment and satisfaction gained from making a meaningful contribution to the community can significantly enhance mental resilience and foster a sense of belonging. Overall, volunteering at Sporting Recovery benefits those being served and enriches the mental health and fulfilment of the volunteers themselves. 

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Volunteer with Sporting Recovery to help people with mental health challenges through physical activity and wellness. Choose from various roles, such as assisting with sports sessions, peer support, setup, promotion, fundraising, and awareness—no experience is needed. Fill out the form to get started.

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Volunteers are at the very heart of our organisation. Without their support, we could not achieve what we do. We encourage and welcome adults with lived experience to join our peer mentoring programme. 

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“There is a relaxed atmosphere and people I can relate to. I like that it is multi-generational with people from diverse backgrounds.” 

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