Volunteering news

One off opportunity: HOCKLEY HUSTLE

Volunteer at Hockley Hustle, A festival music, arts and fundraising on Sunday 27 October. Just 3 hours of your time entitles you to a FREE WRISTBAND to the entire festival, free merchandise and extra treats!

Pumpkin Celebration at Windmill Community Gardens

Get in the Halloween spirit and volunteer at this years Windmill community Gardens Pumpkin celebration on Sunday 27 October!

Poetry reading at Queenswood Residential Care Home

Queenswood Residential Care Home in Beeston are looking for a volunteer to read poetry to their residents once a week on Wednesdays 11am - 12pm!

One off opportunity: Lenton Litter Pick!

Help to make Lenton lovely and litterless at 11am on Saturday 26 October!

The Student Volunteer Awards 2019!

We've had another amazing year! Check out how we celebrated the impact of our volunteers at this year's SVAs!

Celebrate Student Volunteering this Student Volunteering Week!

We're collecting and sharing stories of student volunteering

Free Rice!

Every correct answer in these fun multiple choice games donates rice to the World Food Programme!


Help find the micro volunteering campaign for you on Elbi! The website and app which posts 3 different campaigns a day providing a wide range of projects to easily get involved with.

Charity Miles

Charity Miles is a free smartphone app in which people can exercise to donate for free!


Explore the Zooniverse! Volunteers are invited to help with research projects from around the world and across space helping to solve some of life's mysteries.

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a smartphone app which helps blind and visually impaired people 'borrow' the eyes of sighted individuals through live video chat. Help someone with their day-to-day lives one call at a time!

Post Pals

Find a Post Pal today and 'post a smile on a sick child's face'!


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