I love volunteering, and there's lots more to volunteering than working in a charity shop nowadays.
Volunteering is good for you - it provides a personal sense of pride; you learn new skills (and get to put your existing talents to good use); it builds confidence; it looks good on your CV and can help build new friendships and local communities. It is also a free way of getting on-the-job training. Voluntary Norfolk can help you find volunteering opportunities that match your interests.
Norwich Volunteer Centre is friendly point of contact for all your volunteering needs.
There is also a website with a UK-wide database of volunteering opportunities: