We aim to provide information, support and advice to those who work with volunteers in the Cambridge area we can not help you advertise for volunteers but the following are a list of online sites that can be useful.

Do-it website

To advertise volunteering opportunities within your organisation we suggest that you use the do-it website. Once there you will need to sign up your organisation and upload your opportunities.

If you are a sports club looking for volunteers visit Sport England for lots of help and to set up a profile. 

The Cambridge Resilience Web serves as a visual directory of social justice and environmental organisations in Cambridge.

Other community websites

Next door, a social media platform which allows you to interact 

Gumtree  post free adverts

Cambridgeshire County Council Community Listings

Local community Face Book pages and village websites including:

Volunteering in Cambridge Face Book Group

Cambridgeshire Mutual Aid Face Book Group

Restless is a platform aimed at over 50's which includes volunteering opportunties

Looking for trustees or skilled volunteers

        Trustee Finder

A partnership between Small Charities Coalition and Do-it.org where you can post your trustee opportunities for free


Connects charities and non-profit organisations with volunteers with specific skills to offer.

Trustee Bank


NCVO members can advertise Trustee roles for free

Getting on Board

Advertise your role for free

Charity Commission guidance on recruiting trustees


Also see CCVS blog on Trustee diversity 

For Young trustees take a look at The Young Trustees Movement  


These recruitment agencies and media carry adverts for volunteer roles:








For treasurer roles:




For lawyers offering pro bono help



   For marketers and communications professionals offering pro bono help



Guidance on appealing to new volunteers

Kickstarting a New Volunteer Revolution published by RVS - A report on why people decide to volunteer for the first time or return after a significant break and what we can do to encourage more people to try volunteering.  

Guidance on recruiting Young People

Check out Young People and Volunteering published by Volunteer Centre East Sussex - short and useful guide with tips and links to excellent resources.  Also York City Council's guide to Involving Young Volunteers

For Young trustees take a look at The Young Trustees Movement  

For student volunteers see:

Also worth contacting local schools, regional colleges and 6th forms if you can accommodate under 18's

Guidance on family volunteering


If you want evidence of the links between how family shapes the involvement and expereince of volunteers look at The Links Between Family and Volunteering: a Review of the Evidence Jo Stuart Sept 2019 NCVO

Guidance on recruiting older people

Very useful report by the Centre for Ageing better looking at the barriers to engaging and reengaging older people and how to overcome them.  Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering

Guidance on recruiting and managing event volunteers

Check out the following.

We can help advertise your event just send us the details to enquiries@cambridgecvs.org.uk you should also advertise on www.do-it