Every volunteer on the front line, every youth leader, and every first aid trainer is supported by a team of skilled support volunteers who helped get them there. These skilled support roles cover everything from HR, safeguarding, and more. 

Whatever you enjoy doing, and however much time you can commit, there’s a skilled support volunteer role for you.

I’m studying to be a mental health nurse and volunteering has definitely benefited my professional life. I’m so much more confident in my communication skills now. – Fatima Mahmoud, Safeguarding and Welfare Team Member

Roles in this category include:


If you love meeting people, safeguarding could be a great role for you. You'll help make sure young people and vulnerable adults who volunteer with us are safe. You’ll do this by visiting our units, organising safeguarding training, and dealing with any causes for concern. 

Minimum time commitment:

Safeguarding team members volunteer flexible hours as required during evenings and weekends. District Safeguarding volunteers commit on average 30 hours per month, mostly in the evening.

Experience needed:

People skills required.

Human resources

Audit and assurance

Health and safety

Join the team that saves lives

Find out which roles are available where you live or nearby, and start your journey in to volunteering