If you would like to find out more about volunteering we have the following events on offer:

Volunteer Blend: online coffee mornings for people interested in volunteering 

Walk & Talk about Voluntering

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

It is intended to help people discover local organisations, and connect organisations, volunteers and other interested parties to create positive change.


To watch presentations from groups who attended our Volunteer Fair in early 2022 visit this link

The  groups presenting were:

Care Network

Caring Together

Cambridge Reuse

Cambridgeshire  & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Age UK

Little Miracles

Red Balloon of the Air

Safe Soulmates

Steel Bones

The Red Hen Project


To sign up as an NHS Volunteer Responder click here 


Volunteers needed at Stansted Airport Ukranian Assistance Hub - see role description and contact volunteer@volunteeruttlesford.org.uk


For other sorts of volunteering see below 

There are hundreds of volunteering vacancies available across the area with lots of different charities. Some will require a regular commitment while others may be one-off opportunities. Many charities and community groups will advertise their volunteer vacancies on their websites or at their premises. They may also recruit through the Do-it life website a national database of volunteering opportunities.

Cambridge City Council also have a webpage with lots of different volunteering opportunities 

Cambridgeshire County Council advertise a range of opportunities

Volunteering in libraries Cambridge city libraries are looking for Digital Buddies and Library Supporters

Cambridgeshire Skills are looking to recruit Volunteers to become ‘Digital Buddies’ 

Care Network are looking for Volunteers to support people to regain their confidence and independence 

Cambridge City Foodbank  regularly have opportunties come up.

Cambridge Sustainable Food are looking for volunteers to help with food collections

Arts & Minds   have a range of volunteer vacancies office based or supporting clients with mental health issues

Another site to look at is CharityJOB a site for charity jobs and volunteering opportunities. They regularly have more than 1000 voluntary, internship and trustee positions available they also advertise opportunities abroad www.charityjob.co.uk/volunteer-jobs

The Charity Retail Association have just launched an online website to recruit volunteers for charity shops 

There is a volunteering app called Be Onhand  you can sign up to be alerted to tasks such as collecting shopping or befriending phone calls.

Restless is a platform aimed at the over 50's and includes some volunteer opportunities

Got Questions?

Visit our FAQ page or to find out more about different volunteering opportunities check out the links below

Volunteering for under 18s & students

Volunteering as a Trustee

Volunteering with family and friends

Volunteering outside the UK

Sports volunteering

Timebanking, time credits and CamLETS

Volunteering from home 

Micro and short term volunteering


If you run a business and want your staff to use their skills to help non-profit making organisations we would love to speak to you volunteer@cambridgecvs.org.uk