Young people 14-25

Trijet a young commissionerAre 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 12 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


Under 18? 

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 is a list of the current roles available which we regularly update: current volunteering opportunities for under 18s DECEMBER 2020

(please note that due to Coronavirus, volunteering opportunities are subject to change at short notice)

You might also want to check out, the national database of opportunities for young people.