Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities with organisations working across South Gloucestershire are listed on this page. Please note that some volunteer posts may be filled before the website listing deadline.

You can also contact the local volunteer centres for more opportunities in Yate and ThornburyPatchway, Kingswood 

Advertise your volunteer post with us for free. Please click here to fill in our form.

I was absolutely delighted with the service and responses we received”, Julie Snelling, Our Place Community Flat.


Volunteer Receptionist

Do you have an excellent telephone manner? Listening Post Receptionists are an important part of the service as they are the first point of contact for clients accessing counselling. Deadline 29 October 2019

CIC Director Opportunity

HomeAbility will renovate empty properties and train people with disabilities in the renovation process and is now looking for Directors to join the project. No deadline.

Administration Volunteer (Finance)

Aerospace Bristol is currently looking for an Administration Volunteer to join our finance department to support the team in day to day activities. Deadline 20th September 2019.

Charfield Memorial Hall and Playing Field Trustee

The object of the Foundation shall be the provision and maintenance of a village hall and playing field for the use of the inhabitants of the Parish of Charfield and the neighbourhood. Deadline 24th September 2019.

Family Support Champion

Southern Brooks Community Partnership has a fabulous new volunteer role that will support families who have recently moved to Patchway with children aged 2-3. No deadline.

Various positions

Tools with a Mission collect unwanted tools, refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world for livelihood creation.They are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles. No deadline.

Fundraising volunteer

Muscular Dystrophy UK, based in Winterbourne, need volunteers to support local fundraising by undertaking research projects. No deadline.

Oxfam Fashion Visualiser

Do you know your Gaultier from your Galliano? Your M&S from your H&M? Would you like to join our friendly Team to help a local charity shop create attractive window displays? No deadline.

Volunteer Treasurer

South Gloucestershire Disability Action Group is a small friendly voluntary group they are looking to secure a volunteer who could help them. No deadline.

Family Activities Volunteers

Prison Advice and Care Trust operating within HMP Leyhill is looking for volunteers for a range of roles involving activities with men and woman in prison nad their families. No deadline.

Health Advocate

Southern Brooks Community Partnership is offering a perfect opportunity to talk to people about what they could do to lead a healthier and happier life at festivals, fairs and community events. No deadline.

Wellbeing Buddy

This role is to buddy up with people who need a friendly helping hand to access community groups, sports or wellbeing activities, courses and services. No deadline.

Volunteer Assistant Facilitator

5 Ways to Wellbeing is a course of 5 sessions each based around one of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing topics – connect, give, learn, be active and take notice Course. The volunteer role of assistant facilitator will support the Wellbeing Support Worker to run the session. No deadline.

Learning Volunteer

Aerospace Bristol is looking for volunteer to assist with the delivery of workshops with a wide range of students, helping them develop their understanding of Bristol’s rich aerospace history and STEM in the real world. No deadline.

Young Carers

Carers Support Centre is looking for volunteers to get involved in one-to-one support, workshops, events and activities. Volunteers are expected to work directly with children and young people who have caring responsibilities for one or more family members. No deadline.

Events Coordinator

At the Carers Support Centre we organise a variety of events throughout the year for the carers we support and the volunteers who support us. We are looking for someone to join us and help with planning these events. No deadline.

GP Link Volunteer

Working in partnership with GP surgeries, volunteers are needed to help promote the support that carers can access through their surgery and other sources. No deadline.

Volunteering at a carers group

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys socialising and supporting carers. Our Bedminster/Southville carers group gives carers the opportunity for much needed break and to socialise with other carers. No deadline.

Carer Representative for Community Champions Steering Group

This project finds out about local activities and services available to carers in the local area, identifies gaps and develops projects to fill those gaps. We are looking for a carer who would like to be on the steering group for this project. No deadline.

Considerate Friends

We're looking for 'considerate friends' who (alongside another volunteer) will visit local activities and services in the Greater Fishponds area. No deadline.

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Thornbury Volunteer Centre is looking for a co-ordinator who can take on a variety of roles within the office. No deadline.

Retail Assistant

MSPH Charity shop is looking for volunteers to carry out a wide range of duties; sorting and pricing goods, displaying goods, keeping shop clean and tidy, serving customers. No deadline.

Volunteer Driver

Contact the Elderly aims to alleviate isolation and loneliness amongst the over 75’s by hosting tea parties once a month on Sunday afternoons and the group is in urgent need of a driver. No deadline.

Inspire Arts Receptionist

The Inspire Arts Trust is looking for a volunteer who can welcome children and their families who attend their performing arts classes. No deadline.

Volunteer Vehicle Maintenance Person

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for a Vehicle Maintenance Person. No deadline.

Publicity / I.T. Volunteer

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for someone to help them Publicity / I.T. No deadline.

Volunteer Secretary

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for a Secretary. No deadline.

Volunteer Chair

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for a Chair. No deadline.

Volunteer Escort

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for an Escort to assist people while using the service. No deadline

Volunteer Treasurer

Overview Patchway Minibus Committee a charity which mission is to help Patchway’s elderly residents gain access to various clubs and activities, is looking for a Treasurer. No deadline

Age UK Treasurer and Trustee

Age UK South Gloucestershire is looking for a Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial affairs, ensuring its viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. No deadline

1 to 1 Volunteering Support

Do you know any one that is already volunteering or might like to start volunteering and could benefit from some 1 to 1 support?

ACE Ambassador

The role will be undertaken by practitioners and managers keen to champion ACE-informed ways of working within their organisations and networks. No deadline.