#iwill is a national campaign that aims to make social action part of life for as many 10 to 20-year-olds as possible by the year 2020. There are opportunities for both young people and adults to get involved in youth social action by offering skills and commitment.
CSV provides training for young people to help them build the skills and confidence they need to progress to further education or employment, or to set up in business. They also help connect people with volunteering opportunities throughout the UK.
The Do-it website contains a database of volunteering opportunities from throughout the UK. Website visitors can search the opportunities by location and/or interest and then apply online.
Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE)
The DofE is for 14-24-year-olds wanting to go the extra mile – gaining new skills, pushing yourself physically, helping others and exploring new territories. At the same time, you’ll gather friendships, experiences and memories that will last a lifetime.
Join In aims to put more volunteers into community sport. Volunteers help more people get active and we recognise the huge value they contribute to a happier, healthier nation.
Plotr is a revolutionary website created to help 11-24-year-olds discover and explore careers. It’s built around the Game which uncovers careers matched to skills, interests and personality.
UK Youth is the largest national body for the youth sector, who via our member networks and partners, deliver a wide range of informal educational opportunities for young people aged 9-25 years, living in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
UpRising is a UK-wide youth leadership development organisation, aiming to open pathways to power for talented young people from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. The organisation offers a range of leadership and employability programmes for 16-25-year-olds.
The V-inspired website contains information about volunteering for 14 to 25-year-olds in England, and a searchable database of opportunities.
Updated March 2018, next review due 2019.