Volunteering with City of York Council

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 or find out about the type of volunteering people do.

Volunteer case studies

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

Further information

You can also find out how we apply the  principles of the 'York Charter for Volunteering' in our volunteering projects and read our good practice guidance for involving young volunteers.

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