Volunteering in the local community
Are you interested in getting involved with the local community? Whether it is lending a hand, fundraising or promoting a cause, there is something out there for all of you.
You can volunteer on your own or even get your class mates on board and take on a community project.
There are many more opportunities out there and you will find the right role for you. If you would like to do your own community action project let us know as we can support you through it.
Here are some local organisations that can help or offer volunteering placements
The Volunteer Centre, based in Bath Library (they have offices in local libraries too) helps match you to the right volunteering opportunity.
Offer volunteering opportunities with a wide range of outdoor and indoor activities for all ages and abilities. Volunteering at the farm could improve your general health and wellbeing, teach you new skills and introduce you to new friends.
Bath Area Play Project offers a range of volunteering opportunities for those of you interested in gaining experience working with children. You can play, be creative, active and have fun whilst learning some valuable skills.
Various volunteering opportunities available to help raise awareness and support for Mental Health.
Volunteer with AGE UK and help provide crucial support to older people in the community. Opportunities include supporting in day centre, befriending, administration or charity shop.
Provides volunteering opportunities with various food cycle projects in Bath.
Various volunteering opportunities such as stewarding, fundraising, marketing and administration with festivals in Bath.
If you love being outdoors and gardening then Vegmead offers a community focused food group in Hedgemead Park in Bath which you can get involved in.
Opportunities to volunteer at Sally Anne’s Salvation Army Café in Bath.
NCS is a government funded four week programme for 15 -17 year olds where you can have fun and learn essential life skills.
For over 18’s only
Julian House places great importance on volunteers to help carry out all their worthwhile projects supporting Homeless people in Bath. Possible roles include volunteering at their hostel, charity shops and bike workshops.
Bath Cats and Dogs home provides numerous volunteering opportunities, working directly with the animals, fundraising and administration roles.