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Where can I find opportunities to volunteer in St Helens?

The Volunteer Centre can assist people in finding volunteering opportunities available in the borough. Volunteering can bring many benefits including:
gain work experience

  • make new friends
  • receive training/qualifications
  • develop new skills
  • improve confidence and self-esteem

There are hundreds of different volunteering opportunities available in St Helens, with examples including:

  • supporting a young person
  • raise funds for a group
  • help a child with their homework
  • improve the local environment
  • interpret local heritage
  • befriending
  • supporting vulnerable adults

In addition to speaking to the Volunteer Centre face-to-face or over the phone, volunteer opportunities are also displayed via the national Do-It website.