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Volunteering roles with Age UK Canterbury

  • Befriending in your community

    Could you spare an hour a week visiting and chatting with an isolated older person?

    We are looking for reliable and sociable people to help us fight loneliness in Canterbury - at the moment we are looking especially for befrienders in the Sturry area.

    If you think you can help please contact us on 01227 462368



  • Helping in our charity shop

    Get some great experience, help us raise funds and have fun while volunteering in our shop on St. Peter's Street.

    We are currently looking for volunteers with retail experience to support the leadership of our Charity shop.

    This is an excellent opportunity for applicants with drive and motivation to join our team of friendly volunteers  and really make a difference

  • Assisting in our Day Centre

    Meet new people and help older people engage in social activities at our centre on Castle Row.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and support the work we do in the community.

Who can volunteer?

Almost anyone can be a volunteer. We have a wide range of roles which suit different people and different skills.

How much time do I need to give?

It depends on the volunteer role you are interested in. Some people give an hour a week, other people do more. We value everyone