Useful Links

Volunteering Matters

High quality volunteering and learning opportunities


Volunteering page of the Department for Education and Skills

Do It

National database of volunteering opportunities in the UK.

Experience Corps

Volunteering opportunities for the over 50’s

Investing in Volunteers

The UK quality standard for organisations who involve volunteers in their work.

Mentoring and Befriending Foundation

Advice on offering mentoring to volunteers

Millennium Volunteers

Opportunities for volunteers aged 16-24.

Northern Ireland Sports Council

Raising participation and excellence in sport in Northern Ireland.

Reach Online

Matching the skills of experienced individuals to the needs of organisations.


Sport England site concerned with volunteers and club level sport.

Sport Wales

Information about the development of volunteering in Wales.

Sport England

Home page for the organisation responsible for delivering the Government’s sporting objectives in England.


The volunteering pages of the national agency for sport in Scotland.

Step Into Sport

Student Volunteering

Opportunities for students to volunteer in their communities

Time Bank

Website enabling individuals to offer their skills.

Volunteering England

The volunteer development agency for England.

Volunteering Wales

Access a range of volunteering opportunities in Wales

Volunteer Scotland

Scotland’s gateway to volunteering

Wales Council for Voluntary Action

The voice of the voluntary sector in Wales

Youth Active

Organisation tasked with increasing youth volunteering within sport

Youth Sport Trust

Building a brighter future for young people through sport.