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Age UK Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are looking for enthusiastic individuals, to join our welcoming Hospital to Home team. We are searching for skilled admin support volunteers to assist  Newquay, St Austell, and Falmouth Community Hubs & our Hospital to Home Service - supporting us with General Office Administration, on a volunteer basis.

Find out more about this role below:

This role is perfect for:

  • Make new friends and engage with a friendly team
  • Those with a desire to help their local community and make more connections.
  • For someone who believes passionately in our mission “working to improve wellbeing in later life” and wants to make a difference in the local community.
  • Individuals wanting to gain skills transferrable to employment
  • Students looking to boost their educational or professional portfolios

Main Duties

You will be a key part of ensuring our Hospital to Home service & Active Living Hubs run smoothly.

Specific Duties

  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Support in typing letters
  • Basic computer work and tasks
  • Preparing post
  • Print and distribute Marketing Materials
  • Support and coordinate our activity planner
  • Answer phone and door

Additional information

  •  Full training will be provided, which includes: Safeguarding, Lone Working, Data Protection, and training modules relevant to the role. Please note that an Enhanced DBS Certificate is a requirement of this role (we will guide you through these processes).
  • Experience in previously supporting someone (family, friends, or for employment) is not essential but is helpful for this role. If you have a caring nature, a desire to help others regain their independence, confidence and self-worth, then this could be the perfect role for you.
  • We are searching for volunteers in St Austell on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. In Falmouth & Newquay we are searching for Volunteers Monday to Friday.


Volunteer with us

You can apply online by clicking this link or contacting our Helpline on 01872 266383 - or via email at