In this episode, The Joy of Lifting Others, our guest Debbie Webster will explore the transformational power of volunteering and tell stories about becoming a volunteer and supporting volunteers.
Debbie is currently a Volunteering Best Practice Partner at Cats Protection. Before Cats Protection, Debbie shared her expertise in volunteering best practices with The Peak District National Trust and British Red Cross.
Learn more from Debbie about her early days of working with Peter, the white rat, to how volunteering helped her deal with personal trauma and assisting others in making contributions that raise spirits and self-belief.
Debbie shares her thoughts about how to approach volunteering, what to expect, checking our biases, making friends, and forming fellowships that impact our communities while developing skills that help increase our happiness, social awareness, and employment credibility.
Listen to personal reflections on the unexpected and inspirational outcomes that will help guide you. Whether you find yourself
- With little time on your hands
- Feeling somewhat isolated
- Thinking about the charity sector as a vocation
- Re-entering the workplace
This episode is for everyone who believes connecting with others can help fulfil a natural sense of purpose. Please listen and learn more about the meaningful ripple effects that boost our self-esteem when we step into the world of volunteering.