Volunteer with us

We’re always looking for volunteers to get involved in our work, and depending on your skills and experience we’ll probably have a volunteering opportunity which is right for you.

Over 80 volunteers help to run our services. They:

  • help people find out about volunteering
  • give advice to charities and voluntary groups
  • mentor people who run charities and voluntary groups
  • run our events and communication activities
  • lend support in our busy office
  • lead our organisation as trustees

We also have volunteering opportunities for our members who’re interested in being elected as a sector representative or would like to help facilitate one of our events or network meetings.

If your group or organisation isn’t a member yet, join us today.

We also have volunteering opportunities for businesses and professionals who’re interested in giving their expertise for free to local charities.


Current volunteering opportunities

We’re looking for suitably experienced and qualified business and professionals who’re interested in providing one-to-one support to charities on:

  • building leases
  • charity law
  • contracts
  • VAT
  • data systems
  • website development

We’re also looking for local businesses and professionals who’d be interested in running an information session for charities on:

  • full-cost recovery
  • charity governance

We’re also looking for individuals who’re interested in being a mentor to a leader in the charity sector to help them to solve a challenging issue that they’re facing.


We always want to hear from people interested in volunteering with us.

So, if you can’t see an opportunity you’re interested in, get in touch with our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Zora McDonald, on zora@bhcommunityworks.org.uk or 01273 234860. We’ll be delighted to discuss what you can offer and how we might be able to work together.


We provide high-quality volunteering experiences

We strive to provide high-quality volunteering experiences for all our volunteers, regardless of their background, skills or experiences. To help us achieve our aims, we’ve made a number of commitments.

We’re signed up to the 3R promise, which commits us to raising the standards of our volunteer management. We’re also signed up to the Disability Action Alliance volunteering charter, which commits us to providing opportunities for disabled people to volunteer.