1. Find volunteer placements
Find volunteering opportunities on the:
- Do-it website
- Volunteering Matters website for young, older and disabled volunteers
- noticeboard in your local library, or in local newspapers
- VSO website for overseas placements
- local Volunteer Centre website
- Reach website for volunteers with specific skills - like accountancy, marketing, law, management, mentoring or IT website for volunteers aged 50 or older
- Volunteering Wales website
- Volunteer Scotland website
Register for volunteer placements at:
- the National Citizen Service website, if you’re 16 to 17 in England or Wales, or 15 to 16 in Northern Ireland.
- the International Citizen Service website, if you’re 18 to 25 and want to volunteer abroad
Help from Jobcentre Plus
You can find volunteering and work experience opportunities through Jobcentre Plus if you’re unemployed and looking for work.
Jobcentre Plus also runs volunteering and employment schemes if you’re a recruiter.