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We believe in the power of people to change the world around them and the huge impact that they can have on the lives of others. Volunteering gives us the chance to make a difference and create a better life for others. It also offers the perfect opportunity for us to learn new skills, make new friends and experience new things.

Crucially volunteering can be a life-enhancing experience for both the volunteer and those being helped. This is the place to explore the diverse and exciting world of volunteering; to search for opportunities and hear real-life stories about what makes being a volunteer so great. We hope you’re inspired. Life is short – do stuff that matters!

To find a general volunteering opportunity perfect for you, browse the latest Do-it roles below or, if you have a specialist skill to offer or want to be a trustee, have a look at the latest opportunities listed with Reach Volunteering. Or browse all Do-it roles here, and all Reach roles here.

This guide will show you how to set up a Do-it account. Additional support from Do-it.

Latest Volunteering Opportunities from Do-It

Volunteering Opportunities from Do-it

Independent Living Service Volunteer
British Red Cross
Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL

Independent Living Service VolunteerLocation: Stoke Mandeville HospitalCommitment: Ideally we are looking for volunteers who can commit to at least one shift per week either between 11am-3pm, and/or 3.45pm-8pm Monday-Sunday.About the roleThe aim of this role is to place the person at the centre of what we do and help them… Read more


HMYOI Aylesbury, Bucks
Independent Monitoring Boards (IMB)
Buckinghamshire, HP20 1EH

Every day ordinary people do an extraordinary job monitoring conditions for people in custody to make sure that they are treated with fairness and respect. The IMB at HMYOI Aylesbury, Bucks is recruiting new members who live within 20 miles of the HMYOI Aylesbury, Bucks and can commit the time… Read more


Scam Champion
Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards (VAMS)
Buckinghamshire, RH5 6AR and others

As part of the national Friends Against Scams campaign, deliver local sessions to raise awareness of scams and encourage people to take a stand against them. You will be helping to tackle people's lack of knowledge of scams by providing information to enable communities and organisations to understand scams, talk… Read more


Volunteer Meet and greet -Mindful Yoga
NHS East London Foundation Trust
Buckinghamshire, LU7 2AF

• To support Yoga instructor in the delivery of Yoga, promoting social inclusion. Yoga is open to any member of the community. • To promote physical wellbeing through exercise. • Support in meet and greet of participates (register, refreshments) • Promotion of other services • Support in general conversations following… Read more


Volunteer fosterer - Chiltern
Cats Protection - Eastern England Region (BSU EE)

A bit about this roleAcross the UK many of our feline friends are cared for by volunteer fosterers who provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their homes or in purpose built pens in their gardens. They provide vital hands on care and accommodation to stray, abandoned cats or… Read more


Honorary Secretary
Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research
Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL

We are looking for an experienced board-level secretary to take the minutes of trustee meetings and ensure meetings are run effectively and in accordance with the provision of the governing document. Read more


Information Outreach Volunteer - Buckinghamshire
Action on Hearing Loss
Buckinghamshire, HP22 6PQ

Run information stands at various community locations, such as local libraries. You will provide general information about sensory loss, as well as information about available support from Buckinghamshire Integrated Sensory Service and any other relevant local services. -Where?- Situated around your local area in Buckinghamshire -When?- The level of commitment… Read more


Equipment Support Volunteer - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Action on Hearing Loss
Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QA

Provide support to the Buckinghamshire Sensory Service team by supporting them with issues regarding the specialist equipment used by the service. This may include: troubleshooting, stock taking and reordering. -Where?- Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire -When?- Flexible time commitments. All shifts will be Monday to Friday, during normal office hours. -What will you… Read more


Assessor
Citizens Advice Aylesbury Vale (Aylesbury office)
Buckinghamshire, HP20 2JH

Are you a good listener who likes helping people with their problems? Do you enjoy learning new skills & working as part of a team? Are you available to volunteer for a minimum of 6 hours per week? This could be the rewarding opportunity you are looking for - you… Read more


Board Director
Healthwatch Bucks
Buckinghamshire, HP27 9JS

Could you help lead Healthwatch Bucks? We’re the local independent organisation working to shape and improve local health and social care services for local people. Please download an information pack from our website: http://www.healthwatchbucks.co.uk for further information, including details of the application process. Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 29… Read more


 

Latest Specialist Skilled Volunteering Opportunities from Reach

Latest Trustee Opportunities from Reach

Case Studies

Bucks Mind: Trustee Recruitment

Buckinghamshire Mind is an independent charity working to support and represent people with mental health needs in the local community. It’s run by local people for local people but is affiliated to National Mind.

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Lesley Davies, Trustee, Community Impact Bucks

Lesley has been a trustee with CIB since 2017. She is an experienced People Director with a track record of achieving results at Board level in both a business and not-for-profit capacity.

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CPRE Buckinghamshire, Trustee Recruitment

CPRE Buckinghamshire is dedicated to the protection of the local countryside and its wildlife.

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