Volunteers form the backbone of our service and our community, providing dedicated hours of their time to support people to transform lives.

There are many ways that you can volunteer to help us, we are always looking for people to join our teams in our Shops, Outreach service, Counselling provision, night shelter and ad-hoc fundraising at events.

If you would like to find out more about Volunteer opportunities, please contact Natasha Aishford on 01283 538802 or email: natasha.aishford@burtonymca.org



We are currently looking for Volunteer retail assistants for our Swadlincote shop.

For further details visit: https://www.burtonymca.org/volunteer-retail-assistants-needed/ Or call Shirley on 01283 220202


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need experience to volunteer?

Sometimes experience is required but training will be given.

Can I put it on my CV?

Yes! Volunteering is a great thing to have on your CV

Will I need a DBS (formly CRB) check?

Yes, due to the nature of the projects some volunteer positions will require a check.

Can I volunteer at weekends?

Yes, a range of days and hours are available

Is there a minimum age?

Yes, in some areas of our charity you will need to be over 18 but call us on 01283 538802 for more information

Do I need a reference?

Yes, just like applying for a job, we would ask for references

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