Why people volunteer:
- To learn new skills
- To develop new interests
- To use professional skills
- To increase self-confidence
- To have a purpose, sense of achievement
- To do something they enjoy
- To make a difference, a desire to help others
- To give back to the community
- To meet new people and have a sense of belonging
- To increase employability
- How do I become a Volunteer?
The credit union committees offer an excellent starting point for new volunteers. These committees provide experience, learning and an active role within the credit union. Once a volunteer has served the credit union at committee level for a period of time, and training needs have been identified and addressed, you can move into a director or oversight position.
So you think you have nothing to offer?
Yes you have – everyone has something to offer the credit union. You don’t need to be a financial expert or a wizard on the PC. Talk to us at Tipperary Credit Union and find out what your potential contribution could be. We would expect some time commitment – how much, is for you to decide. Start with a few hours per month and see how it goes.
Don’t know much about credit unions?
Don’t worry, you can learn. The credit union will provide training as part of the induction process. You’ll be surprised how quickly you will pick things up.
Ok, I’m ready. What do I do next?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org expressing your interest or Contact us by post at
Board of Directors
Tipperary Credit Union Limited
and a member of our team will contact you for a no obligation chat – this will help you and the credit union decide what you want to do and where your skills can be used most effectively.