Donate your time by volunteering

Donate your time to the causes
you care about

Volunteering is a great way to contribute your time and skills to a cause close to your heart. You can volunteer on your own, with friends and family or with work colleagues, and make a difference in your community.

5 great reasons to volunteer:

  • It gives you the chance to meet new people, improve your confidence and have fun
  • Volunteering lets you develop transferable skills to use at work
  • Your CV can benefit from skills like teamwork and leadership that you develop through social action
  • It can provide a real boost to a charity or a cause that you care passionately about
  • If you're a student, voluntary work and your experience can provide you with a great way to make your UCAS application stand out

How can I find out more about volunteering?

Ways to get started:

  • Encourage your employer to offer paid time off to volunteer
  • If you’re completing your UCAS application, the Give and Learn website has some great tips on how to start volunteering and how your experience can help you
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Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering can benefit you - as well as the charities you support.

Find out the benefits of volunteering

CAF staff make a difference to charity

Find out how our staff donate their time to help the causes they care about.

Read our volunteering stories