Where to volunteer:
Great list of volunteering opportunities specifically for young adults – some include paid travel.
Volunteer Match is a great system that can find you ideas. Type in ‘animals’ and you can find opportunities to help homeless and abandoned animals.
10 random acts of kindness
- Hold the door open
- Give an honest compliment
- Thank someone who you appreciate
- Be a good listener
- Offer your help to someone
- Ask the person who’s serving you how their day is going
- Treat someone to a coffee or tea
- Let someone go past you in the grocery queue
- Send flowers or chocolates to a friend out of the blue
- Clean up someone else’s mess
- Complement a stranger
- Put a coin in an expired meter