Unity Volunteering

We support organisations and community groups to find new volunteers. Your time and skills will help our sector to thrive and you will be making a vital contribution at the same time!
Our volunteers help us to put Unity back into Community!

Volunteering plays a major role in our communities for the benefit of our economy.

Most charities and community support groups depend on volunteers to help deliver their activities. Together they deliver a wide range of essential and popular support services covering health and care, culture, recreation, sport, hobbies and many other interests.

According to the report “The Value Of The Charity Sector” produced by The Charity Commission in 2019, there are 168,000 charities in England and Wales, most of which are small; around 75% have income of less than £100,000, often a lot less!

Almost 1 in 2 adults in the UK volunteer at least once a month, with over 2 billion hours being spent volunteering each year. This is equivalent to 1.25 million full-time employees, similar to the total employment across the manufacturing, construction and property sectors combined!

So there’s plenty of opportunity and clearly, if you want to get involved, you won’t be alone.

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Become a volunteer

Volunteering will give you the opportunity to make new friends, connect with your community and gain a sense of achievement.

It can also provide an opportunity to put your life skills to good use or learn new skills.

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View volunteering opportunities

Want to see what volunteering opportunities there are in the Test Valley area?

Click on the button below to see what's available.

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Tell us about your volunteering opportunities

Are you an organisation who has some volunteering opportunities available? Are you looking for some help with an upcoming project?

Let us know using button below.

Project volunteers

Volunteer projects

We currently run two exciting outdoor projects that rely on the assitance of commited volunteers.

Click below for more details.

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Digital volunteers needed

Do you have a set of digital or IT related skills that you would be willing to share with those who need some form of digital assistance?

If so we'd love to hear from you, just click the button below.

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