Volunteering | National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education


There are many organisations out there that may be able to help you with your volunteers.

Volunteering England

Volunteering England is an independent voluntary agency committed to supporting, enabling and celebrating volunteering in all its diversity. Their work links research, policy innovation, good practice and grant making in the involvement of volunteers.

Volunteering England Good Practice Bank
Includes a section about ‘Expenses and State Benefits

Volunteer Centres

Find your nearest volunteer centre.

Volunteer Centres (sometimes known as volunteer bureaux or volunteer development agencies) provide support at a local level for individual volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.

They have six core functions:

  • brokerage
  • marketing volunteering
  • good practice and development
  • developing volunteering opportunities
  • policy response and campaigning
  • strategic development of volunteering.

Do it

Do-it was launched in 2001 with the first, and still the only, national database of volunteering opportunities in the UK.

Advertise a volunteer vacancy: www.do-it.org.uk


vinspired is the volunteering site for 16-25 year olds in England. They will help you find your perfect volunteer placement, and make sure you get recognised for the impact you make on your community.

Downloads (members only)

Word imageExample Volunteer Expenses Form (33 KB)

Word imageExpenses guidance (167 KB)