Volunteer with us

Over 80 volunteers help to run our services. They:

  • help people find out about volunteering
  • give advice to charities and voluntary groups
  • mentor people who run charities and voluntary groups
  • run our events and communication activities
  • lend support in our busy office
  • lead our organisation as trustees

Some of our members also volunteer with us as sector representatives or help to facilitate our networks.

If your organisation isn’t a member yet, join us today.

Local businesses and professionals also volunteer with us by giving their expertise for free to local charities and voluntary groups.


Current volunteering opportunities

We’re looking for suitably experienced and qualified business and professionals who’re interested in providing one-to-one support to charities on:

  • building leases
  • charity law
  • contracts
  • VAT
  • data systems
  • website development

We’re also looking for local businesses and professionals who’d be interested in running an information session for charities on:

  • full-cost recovery
  • charity governance

We’re also looking for individuals who’re interested in being a mentor to a leader in the charity sector to help them to solve a challenging issue that they’re facing.


Find out more

We’re always looking for volunteers to get involved in our work, and depending on your skills and experience, we’ll probably have a volunteering opportunity which is right for you.

If you’re interested in one of our current volunteering opportunities or if you’d just like to discuss how you could volunteer with us get in touch with us. We’ll be delighted to discuss how we could work together.

To find out more get in touch with our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Aradhana Kothari, on aradhana@bhcommunityworks.org.uk or 01273 234860.


High-quality volunteering experiences

We provide high-quality volunteering experiences for all our volunteers, regardless of their background, skills or experiences. To help us achieve our aims, we’ve made a number of commitments.

We’re signed up to the 3R promise, which commits us to raising the standards of our volunteer management. We’re also signed up to the Disability Action Alliance volunteering charter, which commits us to providing opportunities for disabled people to volunteer.