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Eddie Izzard: Volunteers are the unsung heroes of sport in the UK – without them, sport just wouldn’t be possible.
88% 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.
Volunteering. The key to a healthier, happier you
Join In’s research calculates the value of the time that sport volunteers invest in themselves and their communities
Research by E. Gil Clary and Mark Snyder, psychologists based in Minnesota, US, found volunteering serves six key functions for volunteers.
Gus O'Donnell, once head of the Civil Service, questioned why GDP includes crime but not volunteering
18% - The amount by which volunteers in sport are more likely to feel proud of themselves.
87% of sport volunteers agree their life has meaning.