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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?

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

  • Activities Volunteer

    Assist in organising a range of activities for people over 50 years. The types of activities aim to promote a healthy body and mind, whilst meeting other people in a social setting.

  • IT Coach

    Help provide opportunities for older people to learn IT Skills in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Catering Assistant

    Carry out general kitchen duties under the instruction and supervision of the Assistant Cook and/or Catering Manager at the William & Patricia Venton Centre or William Venton Centre

  • Trustee

    The Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity. 

  • Grants & Funding Assistant

    Assist with the development of fundraising and marketing to support Age UK Plymouth

  • Information & Advice Volunteer

    Assist us to inform people about the services that Age UK Plymouth provide and signpost people to other relevant organisations.

  • Receptionist

    Provide an efficient and welcoming Reception service and to provide typing and clerical support as required

  • Gardener

    To support our gardening service, maintain garden and grassed areas within our Home & Community client’s homes. 

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.