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Top UK Volunteering Resources + Sites


Fancy getting involved with the valuable work of the Canal & River Trust? These pages tell you all you need to know about the ins and outs of volunteering with us.

Home page - Investing in Volunteers

Investing in Volunteers (IiV) is the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management. If you would like to benchmark the quality of your volunteer management and involvement, prove and improve the effectiveness of your work with volunteers and enhance your organisation's reputation, Investing in Volunteers is the ideal quality standard for you.

Volunteering vacancies | Scouts

The Scout Association is the UK's largest mixed youth organisation with more than 400,000 members in the UK and more across the world. Our innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people everywhere and these posts in particular will give you the chance to make a big impact on the lives of young people.

Latest news and features on charity volunteers | Society | The Guardian

Latest news and features on charity volunteers

Volunteer for charity - Cancer Research UK

We offer a huge array of volunteer roles, giving you the chance to support our pioneering, life saving research in many different ways. Whatever your motivation, whatever your skill, whatever your experience, we're sure there is a role for you. Be part of the story, join the force, and volunteer.

TimeBank | Be a volunteer

We're looking for volunteer mentors in Birmingham to support ex-service men and women who are recovering from mental illness.

Active Citizen | Protecting the Consumers Against Rip Off Britain

Active Citizen is an Organisation setup to help protect consumers from rip off Britain, rip off Banks and rip off Companies and a rip off Government.

Age UK is the charity formed from Age Concern & Help the Aged | Elderly Benefits & Care Advice

Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.

Age UK | How to Volunteer in your community

Have fun and give your time to support older people in your community. You decide how much time you can spare and what interests you and then Age UK will match you to projects in your local area

Volunteer - Alzheimer's Society

information about volunteering for the alzheimer's society

ARNOVA | Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

Guidelines and Checklist for Submitting a Proposal The online proposal system is NOW OPEN. To submit a proposal, please click the gold tab labeled "Submit a Proposal" on our homepage. To assist in your submission, please review the guidelines and preparation checklist below.

British Council Language Assistants

We work together with our partner organisations overseas to provide opportunities for young people to work as language assistants both in the UK and 14 countries around the world. We aim to improve both the language ability of the assistants and students in addition to expanding their cultural awareness.




The Government's new neighbourhood planning support programme is to be delivered by a consortium led by Locality, of which CDF is a partner.

Charitable Giving and Philanthropy - Home

CGAP is the UK's first research Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy. It aims to develop knowledge and engage with donors, charities and practitioners. CGAP is a consortium of British research institutions with three main research themes:

Charity Choice | Charity Directory - List of Charities - Online Fundraising

Charity Choice is a charity directory database with every UK registered charity. Online fundraising websites, list of charities, goods donation, plus more can be found at Charity Choice.

Volunteering opportunities search

Volunteer bureau search.

Common Purpose UK - Page not found (404)

Unfortunately the page you are looking for may have been moved or does not exist.

Concordia International Volunteers Work Experience for Young People International Volunteers Work Experience voluntee...

Make a difference When you take part in a volunteering project abroad through Concordia, you can be sure you'll be making a real difference. To a community, and to yourself. You'll be with people from all over the world. You may miss some home comforts, but you'll have a lot of fun.

:: About Connect Youth International ::

Connect Youth International (formerly the Youth Exchange Centre) promotes exchanges of young people between the United Kingdom and other countries. Activities are supported by funds from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Education and Skills, and the European Commission (Education and Culture).

Volunteer for Crimestoppers and help fight crime in your community | Crimestoppers UK

Volunteers are integral to the success of the charity Crimestoppers. The hard work and talent of our 450+ volunteers is helping to take criminals out of communities up and down the country.