Volunteer today

Volunteers are vital to the life-changing work that happens every day. Whether you want to give your time to a good cause, or build skills and experience for your own career, we have a role for you.

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Thinking of volunteering but want to know more?

We're delighted that you are considering volunteering with Changing Lives and understand that you might need more time or information before committing to a role.  

Please fill in your details below so we can keep you updated with regular news and information about volunteering with Changing Lives. 

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Ready to become a Volunteer today?

There are many ways that you can volunteer your time with us – from making cups of tea to chatting with the people we work with. We currently have a range of roles available, in projects across England. If you would like to speak to us about opportunities that fit with your circumstances please contact our People Team who will be happy to discuss your options.

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Looking for a specific volunteer role?

Check out some of the current opportunities we have for volunteers to join our projects. You can apply for any of these roles using the application form above, which you can return via email to people.team@changing-lives.org.uk.

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“It is rewarding knowing I’ve helped people make a big change in their lives.”

Housing and Homelessness


“Changing Lives, for me has done exactly what the name says, it has changed my life."

Received one to one support


“I wanted to use volunteering as a stepping-stone to paid work. Because of my problems and experiences I don’t have academic qualifications but I definitely have a good understanding of addiction and how it affects people’s lives.”

Recovery services

Please note

Our volunteering vacancies are subject to change. We ask volunteers to apply with an understanding that there may be a different range of roles available when their application/recruitment process is complete. Volunteer appointment is subject to satisfactory DBS clearance at the appropriate level.

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The benefits of volunteering

Volunteering is important as it offers essential help to worthwhile causes, people in need, and the wider community. The benefits of volunteering can be huge – Improved physical and mental health, facilitating new connections and providing a sense of purpose.