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Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Being a part of a volunteering community can help you to meet new people, learn new skills and gain confidence — all while making a real difference to people’s lives!

So take a look at some of the resources below to help find the perfect volunteering opportunity for you.

Do It

A volunteering database for the whole UK.  It lists volunteering opportunities from thousands of charities and social action groups, from the largest household names through to small informal groups
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Charity Job

Here you’ll find adverts for volunteer positions around the UK.  You can type in your postcode to find opportunities where you live.
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NCVO connects, represents and supports voluntary organisations in England. Its website has helpful advice for people wanting to volunteer.  You can also use its search facility to find details of your local volunteer centre.
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WCVA is the national membership body for voluntary organisations in Wales.  Its website has helpful advice about volunteering and includes a link to the Volunteering Wales site, where you can see currently advertised roles.
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Volunteer Scotland

Volunteer Scotland promotes volunteering and supports the interests of voluntary organisations in Scotland.  Its website has plenty of advice and also allows you to search for ongoing and one-off volunteer opportunities at home or abroad
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Volunteer Now

Volunteer Now is the lead organisation for promoting and supporting volunteering across Northern Ireland.  Its website has a facility to help you connect with voluntary opportunities there.
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