Eddie Izzard: Volunteers are the unsung heroes of sport in the UK – without them, sport just wouldn’t be possible.

Eddie Izzard: Volunteers are the unsung heroes of sport in the UK – without them, sport just wouldn’t be possible.

The sun is out. #Wimbledon is back. What better time to help out at your local #tennis club? https://www.joininuk.org/i-want-to-help/

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The sun is out. #Wimbledon is back. What better time to help out at your local #tennis club? https://www.joininuk.org/i-want-to-help/

88% of volunteers in sport feel they have a lot to feel proud of.

of volunteers in sport feel they have a lot to feel proud of.

10% higher self-esteem, emotional wellbeing and resilience in those who volunteer in sport.

higher self-esteem, emotional wellbeing and resilience in those who volunteer in sport.

Join In’s research calculates the value of the time that sport volunteers invest in themselves and their communities

Join In’s research calculates the value of the time that sport volunteers invest in themselves and their communities

Gus O'Donnell, once head of the Civil Service, questioned why GDP includes crime but not volunteering

Gus O'Donnell, once head of the Civil Service, questioned why GDP includes crime but not volunteering

Volunteering. The key to a healthier, happier you

The key to a healthier, happier you

Ben Fairburn has dropped eight stone through running and the support of volunteers.

Ben Fairburn has dropped eight stone through running and the support of volunteers.

Research by E. Gil Clary and Mark Snyder, psychologists based in Minnesota, US, found volunteering serves six key functions for volunteers.

Gil Clary and Mark Snyder, psychologists based in Minnesota, US, found volunteering serves six key functions for volunteers.

87% of sport volunteers agree their life has meaning.

of sport volunteers agree their life has meaning.

18% - The amount by which volunteers in sport are more likely to feel proud of themselves.

How running club volunteers are boosting their communities across the UK.

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