Volunteering in York

Welcome to our volunteering opportunities page where you can find lots of local opportunities to suit your interests and your time.

Recruiting volunteers:

If your organisation is looking to recruit volunteers, please add your volunteering opportunity via the online form by clicking the button below.

Please note that, in the absence of a volunteer centre, York CVS are providing the space below for organisations to recruit volunteers and for individuals to search for local voluntary roles. York CVS has no responsibility for the recruitment process and volunteer placement with organisations.

If your organisation needs support with volunteer policies and procedures, please get in touch with our Funding and Development Officer, Jane Granville.

Volunteering during COVID-19

City of York Council

Individuals can register with City of York Council (CYC) to volunteer their time for a number of roles, in-line with social distancing. These roles include: speaking to people on the telephone,registering enquiries, bringing food parcels,finding and providing information, shopping and picking up medications.

Register to volunteer here

NHS Volunteer Responders

Please note that the NHS Volunteer Responders initiative paused on 24 March to allow for the processing of over 750,000 applications. More information about the scheme can be found via the GoodSAM webpage.


Current Volunteering Opportunities

Contact Centre Volunteer

Location: Acomb Acomb Parish Church Hall Front Street York YO24 3BZ
Organisation: York Family Mediation Service: York Child Contact Service

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