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Age UK Plymouth relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand?

Fill in an application today!


Volunteer Nomination Form

During our Volunteer Appreciation Event on the 1st July we will be awarding some of our volunteers awards in specific categories. To nominate a volunteer please click on the 'Nominate a Volunteer' button, complete the Word Document and return to Any issues please call 01752 256020 and ask for the volunteer department.

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.

Available Volunteer Positions

  • Community Volunteer

    To enable older people who are lonely or isolated to connect with local support and services through Age UK Plymouth

  • Volunteer Driver

    Provide a community transport service  for older people who are lonely or isolated to enable them to access social activities & events 

  • Day Centre Volunteer

    To support staff in encouraging participation in activities in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence.

  • Walking Football

    To support and deliver fun walking football sessions for older people with dementia. This will include refereeing walking football games.

  • Volunteer Digital Advisor

    To assist older people to learn the basics of computing in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Welfare Benefits Volunteer

    To assist older people in Plymouth in the process of claiming their welfare rights over the telephone.

  • Dementia Day Centre Volunteer

    To help with the care of our clients physical environment and in general day to day activities. This role is based at out Plymstock centre. 

  • LGBTQ+ Community Champion

    To enable older LGBTQ+ people who are lonely or isolated to connect and communicate with others by supporting them to ‘buddy up’ with likeminded people.  

What else you can do to support us

  • Take part in a fundraiser

    Could you help us to raise vital funds by taking part in a fundraising event? We have regular events such as sponsored walks, but you could also do your own fundraiser like a cake sale.

  • Get your colleagues involved

    Could you talk to your colleagues or your employer about how you can support us? We have lots of ideas for how organisations can get involved, including sponsoring an event, making us Charity of the Year, or donating equipment.