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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

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:

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 

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