Volunteering Matters run over 180 UK volunteering programmes which engage people of all ages to support the most vulnerable in their community. We have projects run by and for young people, disabled people, families and older people and our projects suit you whether you’re looking for part-time volunteering, full-time volunteering or event corporate volunteering.

Simply put your postcode into our nifty opportunity finder above to filter our volunteering opportunities across the UK and find one close to you. You can filter by how much time you have to spare and what you feel passionate about. Or take a look at our project map and scour locally, regionally or even nationally to see what type of projects we have going on in communities across the UK.

Have a browse and start volunteering today!

Projects & Programmes

Every year we engage over 30,000 volunteers in the many volunteering programmes that we develop and deliver. Our programmes recognise and reflect the different level of commitment that volunteers can give.

Why volunteer?

Volunteers make a massive difference to people and communities all over the UK, from providing advice to troubled families, helping children to read, or empowering people with disabilities.
Employee volunteering

Employee volunteering

Our Employee Volunteering team has over 24 years’ experience of providing tailor-made service support to employers developing their own corporate volunteering and business volunteering programmes.

Full-time volunteering

Full-time volunteering is a unique opportunity for those aged between 18 and 35 to undertake the challenge of moving away from home for 6-12 months to volunteer full time.