For general guidance about how to get involved in your community.
Volunteering made easy. Quickly find ways to help in your community by searching their online database of volunteering opportunities in your area.
A non-profit company creating ways for millions of people to do more small things to make a big difference.
IVO is a website linking volunteers with charities and other organisations that could benefit from their time, skills and experience.
Promoting, sharing and uniting kindness. Take part in the first ever nationwide kindness survey.
Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier society. They also run the International Day of Happiness.
Volunteers are at the heart of Samaritans’ 201 branches across the UK by delivering core services, running branches, fundraising and raising awareness of what they do.
The UK’s leading mental health research, policy and service improvement charity. Visit their website for more tips on ways to be kind to others and how to look after your mental health.
Put your skills, energy and personal qualities to work helping people break out of poverty.
Volunteering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Volunteering
England Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are committed to supporting, enabling and celebrating volunteering in all its diversity. Their work links policy, research, innovation, good practice and programme management in the involvement of volunteers.
Volunteer Development Scotland: Scotland’s centre for Excellence in volunteering, VDS leads the way in informing and modernising approaches to improve the quality of the volunteering experience for the people of Scotland.