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Befriending volunteer

Thare lots of opportunities to volunteer for Age UK Suffolk.
Saxon House, Bury St Edmunds – Assistance with data inputting required.
Advisor Service
East (Babergh, Ipswich, Mid Suffolk or Suffolk Coastal districts)
Supporting our information and Adviser team in the local community
Felixstowe, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Beccles, and Lowestoft – visiting befrienders
Across Suffolk – telephone befrienders
Benefits Advice - Countywide
Charity Shops
Felixstowe, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket (afternoons), Sudbury and Lowestoft Retail Assistant,
Ipswich Furniture Shop Assistant – Saturday am/pm
Ipswich Stock Donations Assistant based at the Furniture Shop
Day Service
Bury St Edmunds – Oasis Centre
Kessingland (Marram Green) Activity Assistant, Kitchen Assistant and day service volunteers
Ipswich (Foxhall) – Kitchen Assistant
Dementia Service
Aldeburgh, Beccles, Felixstowe, Framlingham, Ipswich, Kelsale, Leiston, Martlesham and Southwold. To support
our ‘Forget Me Not’ groups and events.
Food ‘n’ Friends
Across Suffolk but particularly Woodbridge - A chance to help reduce loneliness and enabling older people to
spend time together. Providing a meal/refreshments for up to 6 older people in your own home.
Fundraising, Events and Marketing
Across Suffolk - Fundraising and events volunteers
Local Links
Across Suffolk -In own Community
Volunteer Navigators
Lowestoft (Kirkley) – 1 vacancy - supporting people with long term health conditions.
Please contact our Volunteer Team for more information. Call 01473 298684

There are lots of opportunities to volunteer for Age UK Suffolk:



Visiting Befrienders for clients in Kesgrave and Rushmere St Andrew, Felixstowe and Shotley Peninsula.

Telephone Befrienders across Suffolk

Events Volunteers for our Pop-up Big Chinwag, every 3rd Friday of the month 1:30pm-4:30pm in Kesgrave.


Community Links

Community Link Volunteers across Suffolk, especially in the Ipswich area.


Day Service - Chilton Club, Sudbury

Day Service Volunteer 


Information & Advice Service 

Information and Advice Volunteers to support our office based team in Claydon with telephone answering, data keying and administration.  


Charity Shops 

Shifts available to suit the volunteer Mon-Sat between 9am-5pm - please enquire!

Systems Analyst Volunteer – flexible hours and location


Shop Volunteer -


Carr Street or Prince of Wales Drive Home Stores

Café Volunteer

Home Store Volunteer

Delivery Van Assistant

Stock Processing / Donation Sorting Volunteer

Furniture Workshop Volunteer Ebay shop Volunteer

Ebay Shop Volunteer


Upper Brook Street Charity Shop

Shop Volunteer


Combs Ford Home Store

Café Volunteer

Home Store Volunteer

Delivery Van Assistant

Furniture Workshop Volunteer

Ipswich Rd Charity Shop

Shop Volunteer


Shop Volunteer – Especially weekday afternoons and Saturdays 

Excel Reporting Volunteer - Flexible hours and location


Fundraising and Marketing Events across Suffolk

Please see our Events Diary and contact us for more info! 


Our latest volunteering opportunities are also listed on the Volunteer Suffolk website 


(Page updated 18th January 2019)

Contact the Volunteer Team for more information

Call us on 01473 298684