Volunteering is not necessarily about giving up lots of your time, there are many flexible ways to volunteer. People lead increasingly busy lives and it can be hard to find the time to get involved, but giving just 5 minutes of time can make a massive difference. We tried this out in a local shopping arcade under our Volunteering Gloucestershire banner with British Red Cross teaching people how to resuscitate correctly1-028

Then one of the staff came over grabbed the opportunity to enhance his First Aid skills. Perhaps the shortest ever stint of corporate volunteering but it could save someone’s life