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Age UK Somerset relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community.

Would you like to lend a hand?

Apply to volunteer

Volunteering roles with Age UK Somerset

  • Information & Advice Volunteers

    Our volunteers help local older people with paperwork such as benefit claim forms to help remove the stress of financial worry.

    Could you help can make a huge difference to those in need?

    We need Volunteers all over our area but we currently have an


    Learn more 

  • Our Volunteering leaflet

    This short leaflet provides an introduction to Volunteering with Age UK Somerset. 

  • Join the Ageing Well team

    Would you like to help older people to lead healthier, happier lives? 

    Our Volunteers run fun and sociable chair-based activity sessions or provide helpful assistance at our strength and balance classes.

    No experience necessary, full training given.

    We need Volunteers all over Somerst and North Somerset. 

    We have urgent need for Volunteers in Wells!

    There is a waiting list of people in Wells who would love to join a Volunteer-led Flexercise session


    Learn more 

We're so proud to have received this "Volunteer Group of the Year Award" for our brilliant Information & Advice Volunteers!

Other Volunteering Opportunities

  • Fundraising Volunteers

    We are always looking for Volunteers to help with our fundraising activities.  You could help us at events, or we could help you to organise and run events of your own.

    Please contact us about becoming a fundraising Volunteer and every penny you raise will help us to deliver our vital services.

  • Office Admin Volunteers

    Do you have a good telephone manner and some experience of using a computer?  Can you spare an afternoon a month, or more?  We are looking for help with some admin tasks in our friendly office. 

    Full training will be given and you will be supported at all times by a member of staff

  • Poster Puter-uppers!

    We need help to promote our services. We are looking for Volunteers who would be happy to receive a poster from us from time to time, and then distribute it around their local patch. 

    If you’ve got a willingness to help, even if  you’ve not got much free time, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

The next step is to either:

  • Phone us on 01823 345627 and we will post you an information and application pack.
  • Fill in the contact form below and we will get in touch.
Requesting information will not commit you to becoming a Volunteer, so if you are not sure whether you are interested at this stage and just want more information, please do ask.

Any questions?

Our Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) page may help answer any questions you may have about volunteering. Alternatively we'd be delighted to talk to you - call us on 01823 345627 or email

Enquire about Volunteering

Get in touch

Someone from the Volunteering team is usually in the office Monday to Friday. 

Please contact us.

Telephone: 01823 345627 (please leave a message if no-one answers)