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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?

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Available volunteer positions

Day Centre Roles

  • Adult Day Centre Volunteer

    To help older people maintain their dignity and independence and to support staff in encouraging participation in activities in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence.

  • 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 our Plymstock centre.

  • Catering Volunteer

    We are looking for volunteers to join our catering/kitchen team these roles will be based at our Mount Gould centre and/or Plymstock centre. 

Community Roles

  • Befriending Volunteer

    We are looking for people who would be interested in befriending older people in Plymouth and helping them access services around the city.

  • Activities Volunteer

    We are looking for volunteers to support the delivery of our activity based sessions at least 2 hours a week across Plymouth. These sessions take place on a Monday @ PL2, Tuesday at PL4 & Friday at PL5 1pm-3pm. 

  • Volunteer Driver

    We are looking for some volunteers to be able to drive our mini buses to help people in Plymouth access services within their area. 


  • Veteran Walking Football Volunteer

    To support and deliver fun walking football sessions for veterans. This will include refereeing walking football games and encouraging participation.

Communications & Events Roles

  • Social Media Volunteer

    The ideal volunteer would have had some experience in creating content for and administrating a range of social media platforms, preferably in a professional or corporate setting.

  • Content Creator

    This flexible volunteering position would ideally suit someone with an understanding in crafting press releases, essays and long-read articles, someone studying english or journalism or with a passion for story-telling.

  • Community Ambassador

    We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist to assist with raising awareness of the charity and support with our fundraising events and activities in Plymouth.

Admin/Office Roles

  • Trustee Vacancy

    We currently are looking for trustees who have a background in Human Resources, Marketing and/or Communications, Fundraising, IT and Digital, Dementia Care and/or Property and/or Facilities Management.

    For more information on what the role will involve please see the Role Description.

    To apply please complete the Trustee Application form and return to

  • Welfare Benefits Volunteer

    We are looking for a volunteer to join our Information & Advice department. You will be helping older people in Plymouth by ensuring they are claiming the welfare benefits they are entitled to. 

  • Discharge Volunteer

    This volunteer role would include assisting with administration duties such as filing, scanning, printing, making up assessment packs, answering calls and taking messages.

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.

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