Volunteer in Sheffield

Thousands of people give their time each week to help others in Sheffield. Wherever you live and whatever your skills and interests, there are ways that you can give your time as a volunteer. 

As well as helping others, people who volunteer experience health benefits.  Volunteering is also a great way of developing skills and getting work experience, as well as being fun and fulfilling.

Volunteer with us

There are many volunteering opportunities with us:

  • in local parks and countryside including: Rangers and Friends of groups
  • help children learn
  • help children in care
  • become a school governor
  • help pregnant women
  • at sporting events
  • on Criminal Justice Panels

Reading volunteers

We're looking for volunteers to help support young people and children looked after with their literacy, communication, decoding skills and reading comprehension. If you're interested and would like to find out more you can visit our reading volunteer page.

Independent visitors

Independent visitors volunteer to spend one day a month doing a fun activity with a child or young person in care or who has left care.

Sheffield Volunteer Centre

You can get more information about volunteering from the Sheffield Volunteer Centre.

National volunteering database

Do-it contains national and local volunteering opportunities. You can apply online.

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