Emma Clarke is a volunteer with Crimestoppersâ€™ Hertfordshire committee and speaks about why it is that people are keen to be involved with the charity.
People choose to volunteer for a range of reasons. For some it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them.Â For others, it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. As for the volunteers at Crimestoppers, it offers us the opportunity to really make a difference.
The Hertfordshire volunteer team work closely with Hertfordshire local authorities, communities and charities as we all have a common goal â€“ to help the vulnerable and to ensure we all live in a safer community.
We are lucky to have over ten incredible local volunteers on our team and each volunteer is dedicated to the UKâ€™s only independent crime fighting charity. We not only have the drive and the passion to help fight crime across Hertfordshire, but we also feel that we are really making a difference and making our communities a safer place to live.
Our team recently manned a stand at the â€˜Hertfordshire County Showâ€™, situated in the County Councilâ€™s marquee with a number of other charities. It was a successful day of promoting Crimestoppers to the local community, enticing and attracting their attention with samosas, pens and fridge magnet give-aways.
Weâ€™re always looking for people to join our energetic and friendly team, so if you live or work in Hertfordshire and want to make a difference to your community, then please contact Crimestoppers and join us in the fight against crime.