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Help your local community!

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and help deliver the work we do in Hertfordshire. 


Read Nathan's story on how he found a new friendship through volunteering!

Listen to our volunteering podcast

Our Community Engagement Team, speaks to Radio Verulam on why volunteering is crucial to to us to help us continue our support to older people across Hertfordshire, during these challenging times.

Volunteer Role Descriptions - expand the tabs to find a volunteering role to suit you!

Please note that to apply for a volunteering role that deal directly with clients you must be over the age of 18. If you have any questions please email us at

Day Centre Volunteer

We have a number of 10 to 3 Clubs throughout Hertfordshire where our clients come for the day and we provide them with activities and lunch. We need volunteers to both help at these clubs and also help our minibus drivers when they collect and pick up our clients. Download the Volunteer Role description here

Information and Advice Volunteer

Our Information & Advice Team are always looking for volunteers to help them in a number of ways. We have roles for volunteers both in the office and out in the community. Volunteering for this team would suit you if:

  • Benefits Outreach Volunteer - You would be able to help an older person to stay independent by providing information on the local support and completing benefit application forms. Download the Volunteer role description here.
  • IT Tech volunteer - You would be able to help an older person to get started with technology. Download the Volunteer Role description here.

Office/Admin Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers who can support us in our Head office in Welwyn Garden City. This could be a range of roles including:

  • Marketing

  • Reception

  • Volunteering

  • Fundraising

  • General Admin

Telephone Befriending Volunteer

Our Telephone Befriending Volunteers are matched with a client who they can then call at an agreed time each week for a friendly chat to share news, views and interests. Download the Volunteer role description here.

Visiting Scheme Volunteer

Our Visiting Scheme Volunteers are matched with older isolated people who they then visit weekly (or as agreed) in their own homes and may take them into their local town for coffee or to a garden centre to offer companionship. Download the Volunteer Role description here.

Hertswise Hub Volunteer

Our partner, Hertswise, are looking for volunteers in their dementia hubs, and with their marketing. This would involved attending the hubs and writing articles about them and posting on their social media. Download the Volunteer Role description here.

Hospital and Community Navigation Volunteer

Our Hospital & Community Navigation Service volunteers help people who are in need of additional support or who are returning home from hospital. Download the volunteer role description here. 


Contact Us

Open: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Tel: 01707 386 067