Are you looking to make new friends, start something new or gain experience for your future career? Volunteer Centre Sutton has a wide range of volunteer opportunities you might enjoy.
Could you be a big brother or sister to someone? Our MAPS programme is always looking for volunteer mentors (although you do have to be aged 18 or over). Find out more about becoming a mentor...
Could you befriend a lonely or isolated person? Our Befriending programme is always looking for volunteer befrienders (although you do have to be aged 18 or over). Find out more about becoming a befriender...
Do you want to represent young people in the London Borough of Sutton, improve your CV and receive free training? Become a young commissioner and join a group of local young people aged 14 years old, from a diverse range of backgrounds. Find out more about becoming a young commissioner…
As a young person you don’t normally feel that you can do something that makes a difference in others’ lives but volunteering does exactly that! I definitely have more sense of confidence, it’s built my social skills, it’s fun to do, and I feel good to know that I’m helping the community
Trijit Saha, Young Commissioner
We work closely with local organisations to provide volunteering roles for under-18s. The best way to find these is to search our online database (tip: use ‘advanced search’ to include your age range).
Here are just some of the current roles available:
- Environmental Education Assistants, Sutton Ecology Centre
- Campaigns assistant, Liberal Democrats, Carshalton
- Young Carers' Club Volunteer Youth Worker, My Time for Young Carers
- Volunteer Reader in School, BeanStalk
- Arts and Crafts Assistant, Clusters Day Centre
- Riding Assistant, Diamond Riding Centre for Disabled Riders
You might also want to check out vinspired.com, the national database of opportunities for young people.