This page contains useful signposting links for people wanting to volunteer. Whilst it's not a specific area of our work, we include it here due to the high number of requests we get around volunteering signposting.

I want to Volunteer

Volunteering can make a real difference to your own life and the lives of those around you. We want to make sure that that anyone thinking about giving their time can find a volunteering opportunity which is right for them, whether it's gardening, driving a minibus, to being a mentor for young people, or being a trustee of a local charity.  

Contact your local Volunteer Centre

Volunteer Centres are local organisations that provide support to volunteers and the organisations that involve them. If you want to find an opportunity in your local area, this can be an ideal place to start. Use the link below to locate your nearest centre, there are 7 across the North East.

Search our list of Local Suppport Organisations and Volunteer Centres

Search online for a volunteering opporunity

Do-it is the national database of volunteering opportunities. Search more than 1 million volunteering opportunities by interest, activity or location and apply online.

Search on Do-it