Opportunities for volunteering with us
Make a difference - Volunteer for Wakefield
Volunteering is about giving your time to do something useful and in return, you can:
Make a difference to local communities
Learn new skills
Meet new people
Improve your career prospects
Help support keep local community groups and organisations going
Feel a real sense of achievement
We have a range of volunteering opportunities throughout the Council with services including sport, environment, young people, adults and learning including:
One-off local litter picks
Nominated adults for vulnerable young people and adults in custody
Stewarding at Council galas and events
If you are interested in volunteering with us, please
get in touch.
Do you know a local hero?
The Wakefield Community Foundation is hosting an awards ceremony for local volunteers, and they need your nominations.
Visit their website for more details, and to nominate.
Volunteering with other organisations
We also work closely with partner organisations. Nova Wakefield District is the support organisation for the Third Sector, with
Or simply ask in your local community, there will be a community centre, brownie group, older people's club, conservation group or something which catches your interest and could make you and others feel better.