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Improving Lives Plymouth - Volunteering

Improving Lives Plymouth welcomes volunteers from all backgrounds and has various roles that people can help support.

Contacts details

Address:Ernest English House
Buckwell Street
Telephone number: 01752 201766
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The first and most important thing to do when thinking about volunteering is to decide what it is that you want to gain from your experience.

There are many benefits to volunteering which can include:

  • Gain new skills 
  • Build confidence, self-esteem, and structure to life
  • Help people 
  • Get a reference 
  • Build up contacts to help find a paid job
  • Try a new area of work 
  • Meet new people (and make new friends!)
  • Experience different cultures 
  • Stops your skills from going rusty 
  • Ease yourself back into work after a difficult time

Why volunteer?

Some of our volunteers joined to meet new friends or to gain skills and experience others have joined because of a connection to a specific service, i.e. they have a hearing impairment and have previously used our Sensory Solutions service.

Volunteering opportunities at Improving Lives Plymouth

Although not an exhaustive list, we welcome volunteers to help us  with

  • Active to All
  • Advice Plymouth
  • Age Positive
  • Better Futures
  • Caring for Carers
  • Changing Futures
  • Long-Term Conditions Self Management
  • Plymouth Community Assist
  • Sensory Solutions
  • Veterans and Family Hub

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Based: Plymouth
  • 17 to 25 years old
  • 26 to 64 years old

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