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Discover your potential and explore volunteering opportunities with Age UK Dover.

Age UK Dover are always pleased to hear from anyone who wishes to volunteer to help us provide services to older people.

There are a wide range of volunteering opportunities on offer. Your role as a volunteer can be as varied or as simple as you wish and we welcome volunteers from all walks of life.

Our volunteer’s roles include:

  • admin,
  • snack bar assistants,
  • assisting with bathing,
  • talking to clients
  • devising activities.

Volunteering as a route to getting back into work.

Thinking about getting back into work?

Volunteering is a great way to improve your CV and give your confidence a boost if you're thinking of getting back into work. With support of an amazing team and rewarding, local opportunities ... what have you got to lose?

Charity shop volunteers

If your retail trained or wish to gain experience of working in a retail environment and are interested in volunteering with our Charity Shop, please talk to one of our staff in the shop.

Who can volunteer?

Volunteering is open to almost everyone with a wide variety of roles being availble. (See "Is there and age limit to volunteering?" below)

Contact us to find out more.

How much time do I need to give?

It depends upon the role that you are interested in but generally volunteers have a choice of days and can commit as many hours as they wish from a minimum of one hour per week.

Is there and age limit to volunteering?

Volunteers must be aged over 18 and there is no upper age limit, other than for drivers.

Are there any other restrictions?

All volunteers are DBS checked.

Become a volunteer

Find out more about volunteering opportunities at Age UK Dover, what it can do for you and the older people of Dover

Volunteer application form download

We appreciate your interest in volunteering with Age UK Dover and have provided a copy of our application form for you to download.