Volunteer in Bournemouth

Helping your local community could benefit you too

Why volunteer?

You'll be helping your local community and with so many different ways you could "put something back" into your community, you're bound to find something you enjoy. Plus, there could be other, less obvious, benefits too. You could:

  • learn new skills
  • gain valuable work experience
  • meet new people
  • improve your social life.

Find out how two people have benefitted from volunteering by reading our volunteer stories

Volunteering is for people of all ages and backgrounds. All you need to do is find something that suits you.

How you can volunteer

We've got lots of exciting volunteering opportunities. You could:

  • volunteer at a local youth or community centre
  • volunteer with the team at the Russell Cotes Museum
  • become a Festival Maker at one of our major events, such as the Wheels Festival or the Air Show
  • help the conservation team at Hengistbury Head or at one of our parks

Find out more

For more information, or to ask for a full list of our volunteering opportunities, please contact Jack Blankley, Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01202 451165 or email jack.blankley@bournemouth.gov.uk

Voluntary and community groups in Bournemouth

Hundreds of voluntary and community groups in Bournemouth are waiting to welcome new volunteers. Find out all you need to know at the Bournemouth Volunteer Centre