Volunteering can give you many benefits:
Use your free time in an enjoyable and positive way.
Share your interests, knowledge and experience.
Explore career options or a career change.
Learn new skills and gain valuable experience for work or further education.
Get involved in your community and gain a sense of achievement.
Meet new people and gain references for future jobs.
What can I do?
There is a vast range of volunteering available now, you can do something with people, in offices, with animals, conservation.
You might want to do administration, befriending, DIY, ship restoration, rugby coach, finance, dog fostering, events, management committees, classroom support amongst a host of other areas.
When you are trying to decide what it is you are going to do, make sure that it is something that you are going to enjoy. There is a full list on our registration form.
One to One Advice Sessions
Volunteer Centre Sefton provides outreach services, giving you an opportunity to talk to an experienced advisor about what you want from volunteering.
These sessions are informal and often held in public buildings such as libraries or leisure centres, making it easy for you to get to us.
Finding a Volunteering Opportunity
Whether you’re looking to volunteer, or you’re an organisation looking to recruit volunteers, the Volunteer Centre Sefton can help.
The Volunteer Centre Sefton works with individuals and organisations in the borough of Sefton to promote, deliver and develop high quality voluntary opportunities.
The Volunteer Centre supports the increasing number of people engaged in volunteering in Sefton by referring potential volunteers to opportunities within the local voluntary, community and faith sector through a variety of methods including one-to-one interviews, newsletters and email updates, and online registration and search engine using an online tool called Volunteer Connect.
Volunteer Centre Sefton is managed by Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS), who provide a wide range of support and services to the wider voluntary, community and faith (VCF) sector