Now you've decided you're interested in volunteering, here's how to do it:

Step 1: Learn more about the basics of volunteering by reading our Frequently Asked Questions

Step 2: Find out about the different ways you can volunteer - you could try Employee volunteering.

Step 3: Find your perfect volunteering opportunity by filling in your details in the volunteer opportunity finder on the right or go to the advanced search. You'll be amazed at the number of different kinds of opportunities that are available in your area.

Can't find your perfect opportunity on the site?

Volunteer Bureaux are local organisations that develop and promote volunteering opportunities. They have a list of volunteer vacancies available in your area.

Find your nearest volunteer bureau by looking in the Yellow pages under 'Volunteering' or use the Volunteer Bureaux Finder at do-it.org.uk.