Volunteering for Wakefield

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
  • gain experience
  • help support keep local community groups and organisations going
  • feel a real sense of achievement
  • have fun

There are lots of ways to volunteer at the council, including:

  • sports
  • the environment
  • learning for young people and adults
  • in Wakefield's green spaces
  • in Castles and Museums
  • as a School Governor
  • one-off local litter picks
  • youth work
  • nominated adults for vulnerable young people and adults in custody
  • library volunteers
  • stewarding at council galas and events

If you are interested in volunteering within Castles and Museums

If you are interested in volunteering within other areas of the Council

If you are interested in volunteering for Our Year

Volunteering with other organisations


We also work closely with partner organisations.

Nova Wakefield District is the support organisation for the Third Sector.

Go to volunteerwakefield.org/ to find the perfect volunteering option close to you.

Or ask in your local community and find a local club or group which catches your interest.

Download the volunteer privacy notice.

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