Benefits derived from volunteering for the IFoA can include opportunities to:
- lead the way in research and thought leadership
- use that research and expertise to engage with the press, regulators and the UK Government
- influence policy
- speak with impartiality and authority
- make a difference
- build and enjoy a strong and active network of peers
- engage with industry leaders
- actively stretch and develop your skills, both personal and professional
- raise your profile and the profile of a particular area of your expertise
- actively shape the future of your profession
- encourage actuaries of the future.
When asked what volunteering for the IFoA means, some of our volunteers said the following:
... a sense of contributing something that makes a difference outside my day ...
gaining a sense of belonging to a community ...
... putting back into the profession what it gave me.
In addition to the opportunities to develop personal and professional skills, volunteering can, in some instances, provide you with access to training
All our volunteers who offer to speak at our conferences are invited to participate in presentation skills training and are given the opportunity to receive valuable feedback on their skills.
Visit the volunteer vacancies page to express your interest in a current vacancy.
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If you have enquiries about volunteering please contact the Engagement team
The Engagement team will respond to your email within three working days and often sooner.
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