Volunteering

Volunteering

We work with around 160 different charities and community groups in and around the district of Hambleton. Many of these rely on volunteers to provide their services or are entirely volunteer run. Becoming involved with one of these groups could be just what you are looking for.

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What is volunteering?

Volunteering can take many different forms, for example you are a volunteer when helping out at your local community centre or youth club or supporting a local event. Equally you might be supporting a charity of your choice by volunteering regularly for an evening a week. Volunteering can be very flexible and depending on your interests, time and skills, there are hundreds of different roles available to you as a volunteer.

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Why volunteer?

People volunteer for a wide variety of reasons including to…

Learn skills
Get experience
Do something with their time
Try out an area of work
Have fun
Meet people
Give something back to their community

How we can help

Hambleton Community Action works with charities, community groups and public sector organisations across Hambleton to offer support and advice about volunteering.

We have details of a wide range of different roles available across Hambleton.

We can put you in touch with local groups looking for voluntary help and help you find volunteering that is right for you.

The Do-it website shows details of most of our volunteering opportunities in the local area. It is a national volunteering database and contains over 1 million volunteer opportunities. Use the Do-it Volunteering made easy search facility to find exciting volunteering opportunities.

When you see something that you like, you can register on Do-it and we will get back to you as soon as we are able.

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North Yorkshire County Council and the NHS financially
contribute to the provision of  volunteering support services in Hambleton.