Jobs and training

Volunteering with City of York Council

Volunteering during the COVID-19 outbreak

Volunteers can register to help protect the emotional health and physical wellbeing of residents during the coronavirus situation.

Find out how to volunteer during the coronavirus outbreak.

York is renowned as a volunteering city. We offer a broad range of volunteering opportunities for you to get involved. From looking after green areas to mentoring, people of all ages and backgrounds can volunteer in the city to:

  • help others
  • develop their own skills
  • gain new experience

Watch a YouTube video on the benefits of volunteering:

Find out about the type of volunteering young people do.

Volunteer case studies

Read more about the experiences of some of the volunteers who already work with us:

Other volunteering opportunities

Visit to find volunteering opportunities near you - enter your postcode to begin.

Reach Volunteering can help you connect with a business or organisation if you have a professional skill you'd like to use in a voluntary role.

Also see

Volunteering Opportunities

Communities and Equalities team

West Offices, Station Rise, York YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551832