Age UK Plymouth uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our policy. To read more about how we use cookies and how you can control them read our cookie policy
Skip to content

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!


Become a Trustee for Age UK Plymouth

  • Trustee Vacancies

    We currently are looking for trustees who have a background in Marketing, Fundraising, Legal and Digital.

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

  • Trustee Application Form

    To apply to become a trustee please download the application form and return to us by post, email or in hand.

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.

    Flexible roles available. Start date of November/December.

  • 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.

    Roles available on a Mondays & Thursdays. 

  • 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.

    Volunteers needed on Mondays & Wednesdays.

  • Walking Football

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

    Volunteers needed Tuesdays 11.30am-12.30pm.

  • Volunteer Digital Advisor

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

    Flexible roles available. 

  • Welfare Benefits Volunteer

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

    Varied roles available, 1 full day a week or 2 half days a week.

  • Upcycling Volunteer

    We are looking for volunteers who have an interest in DIY and experience with painting, decorating, woodwork and upholstery to help out in our Upcycling group in our Dementia Day Centre.

    Flexible roles available.

  • 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. 

    Flexible roles available across 7 days. 

  • Volunteer Driver

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

    Flexible roles available.

  • Reception Volunteer

    We are looking for volunteers to join our busy Mount Gould Reception team. This role involves answering the phones, dealing with enquiries and much more. Experience is essential.

    Volunteers needed on a Monday (9am-4pm), Tuesday PM (12pm-4pm) and/or holiday cover.

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.