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Benefits

There are so many benefits of volunteering with Sustainable Transport Midlands. Here, we detail some of the important ones.

Meet like-minded people

By volunteering with us, you are helping us build our team, which is collaborative and sociable. Through our volunteering programme, you can meet people just like you, and make friends. We promote collaboration and togetherness, including meeting out-of-work, and within social times.

You can also learn from people in other areas of the organisation, too. From politics to permanent way, and the economy to the environment, our volunteers are skilled and well-knowledged.

Experience unique opportunities

From appearing on TV, to visiting important industry organisations such as Train Operating Companies and Sub-national Transport Bodies, there are so many experiences you can gain from volunteering with Sustainable Transport Midlands. Not only are these experiences fun and enjoyable, but they can also look great on a CV, and it’s another place where you can learn about our industry.

You can make life-long contacts with our partners and stakeholders, which can lead to better career prospects, and better integration with our industry.

Benefit your community

Of course, you will also benefit your community, even if you choose to go into a back-end role. We’re all about supporting the development of our Midlands region, and the wider English regions, so whatever you do within Sustainable Transport Midlands, from an executive role to an agent position, you’re helping your economy, your environment, and your links to the rest of the UK.

Your community will thank you. Transport is a vital piece of national infrastructure that needs continued development and enhancements.

Make your opinion known

As a volunteer with Sustainable Transport Midlands, you''ll be able to (with prior approval) post on our public STM Opinion platform, which is our blog for volunteers. From commenting on national projects, to voicing your opinion on consultations, it's a great way to express your interest and opinion.

Learn more at transport-mids.com/about/what-we-do/opinion