Do something nice for a friend, or a stranger. Thank someone. Smile. Volunteer your time. Join a community group. Look out, as well as in. Seeing yourself, and your happiness, linked to the wider community can be incredibly rewarding and creates connections with the people around you.

Download a written description of the 'Giving' video (PDF 106kb).

Film written and produced by Digital Media & Film students from City College Brighton & Hove.

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Opportunities to volunteer

Many local organisations offer opportunities to volunteer, and the list below is not comprehensive.

The Community Works website covers a wide range of volunteering opportunities in the city.

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If you're interested in volunteering on sustainability projects, a number of local community groups who welcome volunteers are listed in our sustainability section.

The council also has opportunities to volunteer with our sports teamvolunteer with our park rangers and volunteer in our libraries.

Impetus includes volunteering opportunities for people in Brighton & Hove who may need more support in the role.

Try this app

Five ways to wellbeing Live life to the full with this easy to use Five Ways to Wellbeing app. It offers a practical way to help you feel good and function well in the world.

Find out more about the five ways

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