Become a volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, develop new skills and it's great for your health. Find out how you can start your volunteering journey with us today!



Looking for volunteers

Volunteers are the life blood of the voluntary sector. Find out how we can support your charity or community group to recruit and keep the volunteers you need.



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Training and courses

  • Introduction to Coaching Skills

    This one-day course is designed to give people an awareness of coaching, including the skills and knowledge needed to offer coaching support to others. Read more

  • Level 3 Award in Volunteer Management

    The Level 3 qualification is suitable for anyone who is currently supervising volunteers in the workplace or is a lead volunteer. Read more

  • Safeguarding for Volunteer Managers and Trustees

    This one day session looks at the essential in safeguarding – from policies to recruitment. Read more

Activities and Events

  • The Dawn 'til Dusk Beach Clean

    * Event organised by The Plastic Movement (not Volunteer Cornwall) * From sunrise to sunset our aim is to not only clean our beaches but also raise awareness about the plight of the oceans due to plastic pollution. Read more

  • Bude Wave Conference

    Major national conference coming to Bude. We're making a change and so can you... let's do this together. Read more

  • Random Acts of Kindness

    Let's go and spread community spirit and really make the difference to someone else's day! Read more

Latest News

  • I Am Team GB

    ITV is switching off all seven of its channels for an hour to encourage people to get off their sofas and take part in sport following Team GB's Olympics success. Read more

  • CYWP August 2016 Newsletter

    Read the August 2016 edition of the Cornwall Youth Work Partnership's newsletter to find out the latest youth work news. Read more

  • Creating a volunteer programme

    Some insight into the world of creating a volunteering programme from the chief executive of Volunteering Matters. Read more