Volunteering

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer?

Benefits of volunteering

As well as doing something positive for yourself and your community, volunteering can help you:

  • improve your self confidence
  • gain new skills and experiences
  • benefit from training opportunities
  • gain references for future employers
  • improve your employment prospects
  • make new friends 

Ongoing volunteering opportunities with us:

  • Doncaster Libraries - community libraries are opened and maintained across the week by hundreds of volunteers
  • Doncaster Heritage Services has various volunteer roles available throughout the year at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Cusworth Hall Park and Museum, Doncaster Archives and Doncaster Local Studies Library
  • Volunteer Walk Leaders are trained to a national standard and support the Get Doncaster Walking programme
  • School Governors are the largest volunteer force in the country and play an integral role in shaping the future for Doncaster's children
  • Biodiversity - getting involved

Current volunteering opportunities

  • Countdown to Christmas – 17th November – full day event in the Market and Sir Nigel Gresley Square

 A Christmas extravaganza for all of the family to enjoy with rides, stalls, music, reindeer and more! 

LAST MINUTE OPPORTUNITY: We still need grotto ushers, stage runners and generally people to lend a hand - if you're interested, email Jenny.Dewsnap@doncaster.gov.uk right away!

Local groups and activities

There are lots of local groups and activities you can volunteer for, whether it's your local scout group or your local community centre. For a full list of groups and activities where you can volunteer, visit the Your Life Doncaster directory.

Please note: the directory is open to any organisation and their inclusion does not not reflect any endorsement by us.

View hundreds of national opportunities at:

Doncaster Community Arts - DARTS

If you're interested in arts and cultural volunteering, darts is the place to go! You can get involved in a range of work such as supporting artists and participants in creative workshops, assisting at events and launches, and welcoming people to The Point.

Independent Visitors Scheme

Matches volunteer befrienders with children and young people who have little or no contact with their parents - more information on the:

Last updated: 13 November 2018 16:07:58