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Be part of an important and growing movement

We match people who want to volunteer with opportunities in their own community. That way we are providing support where it is needed, right across Britain.

Find out about our volunteering roles

There are many ways you can offer your help, find the role that’s best for you with Royal Voluntary Service.

Volunteering within the community

Our volunteers provide vital services and practical help to those in need.

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Volunteering in hospitals

Royal Voluntary Service has been supporting the NHS, it's patients and visitors since it started in 1948.

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Volunteering in shops & cafés

Our volunteers bring comfort, company and compassion to our customers.

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Are you a student, or a younger volunteer?

Calling all younger volunteers, we need your help. You can make a big difference to someone's life by volunteering for just a few hours a week. At the same time, you'll get the chance to learn new skills and have fun. We have plenty of roles available and for many the time is flexible, allowing you to easily fit volunteering into your schedule. If you think volunteering might be for you, find out more about the types of opportunities we have available for our student volunteers.