Do you want to play a bigger role in your community or have some spare time that you would like to use to help others? For example by becoming a
- councillor or
- Joining the Neighbourhood Watch.
Most charities and self-help organisations welcome volunteers in a wide variety of roles. To find out more about becoming a volunteer and to search for local opportunities, take a look at:
Community Action Suffolk's Volunteer Suffolk website
Suffolk Arts volunteer opportunities
Suffolk Sport volunteer opportunities
The Source information for young people in Suffolk on volunteering
search on this website under 'Volunteering'
GOV.UK has some useful information on volunteer placements, volunteers' rights, pay, expenses, age limits, criminal record checks and volunteering if you are receiving welfare benefits.
Updated March 2017