Benefits of Volunteering

Besides the enormous impact it makes for people in need, worthwhile causes and the community, volunteering holds even greater benefits for you, the volunteer.

It gives you a sense of purpose and fills your heart with peace. No wonder then that volunteers are some of the happiest individuals we have come across.

  • Volunteering can lead to new hobbies
  • Volunteering helps you escape your daily routine
  • Volunteering grows your personal network, helping to make new friends and contacts
  • Volunteering helps strengthen your social and relationship skills
  • Volunteering promotes longevity
  • Volunteering adds to your school and college experience
  • Volunteering is fun and engaging
  • Volunteering helps counteract the effects of stress,anger, and anxiety
  • Volunteering combats depression
  • Volunteering increases self-confidence
  • Volunteering provides a sense of purpose
  • Volunteering helps you stay physically healthy
  • Volunteering builds valuable and transferable skills
  • Volunteering helps you gain work experience

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

As a country, the UAE has always emphasised on the culture of volunteering in promoting sustainable development and building a better future. The Exchanger Programme and our partners are always on the lookout to welcome new members to be part of our Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. Let us convert people from 'why volunteer' to 'why not?' We are certain you will find a campaign that resonates with your beliefs and suit your schedule.

Our Journey

225

Exchanger Juniors Volunteered

2,114

Exchanger Juniors Volunteering Hours

483,651

Exchanger Programme Beneficiaries

20,711

Volunteer Deployments

4,293

Active Exchangers

2,129

Volunteering Activities

146,387

Volunteering Hours

2,072

Family, Friends & Partners

14,680

Family, Friends & Partners Volunteering Hours

*Accumulated figures from 2015 to 2021

Exchangers exchanging their time for good

Our super volunteers have been spotted all over the city, bringing smiles and brightening the day. Here are some of the volunteer programmes and workshops that keep us buzzing.

Insights

EVENTS

Emirates NBD highlights commitment to preserving marine biodiversity on World Ocean Day

Bank’s Migrant Workers Initiatives initiative clears more than 5,400kgs of waste from the ocean...

08-06-2019

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NEWS

Emirates NBD wins IMPACT2030 Innovation Award for corporate volunteering efforts

Bank secures global recognition for Exchanger, its in-house employee volunteer programme...

01-10-2019

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NEWS

Emirates NBD wins Best CSR Team of the Year Award at Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards

Emirates NBD's CSR team was recognised for its significant achievements...

07-03-2018

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‘Our Exchangers’ Story

"The most inspiring volunteering event for me was ‘Clean Up UAE’ as I feel that environmentally responsible behavior is an essential part of our philosophy and I hope more such activities will be organized to spread environmental awareness."

Praveen Prasanthan

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