Volunteering while getting benefits: leaflet

Guidance on volunteering if you're claiming state benefits.

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This leaflet is no longer current. Find information on GOV.UK about volunteering.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales


[Withdrawn] Volunteering while getting benefits

[Withdrawn] Welsh: Volunteering while getting benefits


This leaflets tells you:

  • what volunteering is
  • the rules for getting state benefits if you do volunteer work
  • how volunteering might affect state benefits that you get
  • what you need tell us if you do volunteer work and claim state benefits

Find more information on GOV.UK


Published 1 October 2009