I Want to Volunteer

Example imageEveryone has something to offer and can make a difference, just by giving a bit of their time. There are many reasons people decide to volunteer including gaining new skills, building confidence, meeting new people and transforming communities.

We want to make becoming a volunteer as easy as possible for everyone, no matter who you are, what your age or background is or where you come from. 



Search online for volunteering

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To help you get started we have a volunteer recruitment website called Volunteer Connect Devon where you can search for all the latest opportunities in your area. 

You can sign up as an individual user to create your own profile, which is a quick and easy process, allowing you to edit and update your profile and preferences any time. You can also choose to receive email updates on new roles being advertised.

To have a look at the latest opportunities in your area on Volunteer Connect Devon click here

If you are already registered as a volunteer with Volunteer Connect Devon and want to manage your personal profile or to register for the first time click here



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The range of volunteering opportunities is vast, here are just a few examples:

advising, advocating, driving, home visiting, mentoring, befriending, administration, conservation, telephone support/ help lines, assisting in charity shops, after-school and holiday clubs, witness supporting, dog walking, computing, trustee roles, stewarding, teaching art, fundraising, reading group leaders, foodbank assistants, lunch club helpers, walk leaders, museum ambassador, foot care technician, foster person for cats, business mentors, school governor, home library service worker, sports coach. 

The list is endless!


Have a look at these top tips if you are looking for volunteering opportunities from Know How Non Profit (Part of NCVO) click here


Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to some frequently asked questions, such as what happens once I’ve identified a volunteer role I like? You can click here.