Want to Volunteer?

Let us help you find the right opportunity

1) Browse current opportunities.

2) When you find a role you like, click on the ‘Register your Interest’ button – you’ll be asked to Register as a Volunteer

3) We’ll forward your details to the relevant organisation and ask them to contact you

4) After a few weeks, we’ll contact you to find out whether you’ve started

If you can’t choose from the roles on our website – email volunteering@msva.org.uk or phone 01444 258102, and we’ll see what we can do. It may be best to send your profile to our member groups and see if they can find a role for you.

During Covid-19

Find guidance for all potential and existing volunteers on Volunteering and Helping Others Safely during the pandemic.


Go to Frequently Asked Questions

Are you aged 14-18?

Just go to Opportunities and select your age bracket in the ‘Suitable for’ drop down menu.

If you’re at all concerned about anything in your volunteering role, talk to an adult you trust straight away.

According to West Sussex County Council’s Bylaws on Employment of Children 1998, children volunteering in a not-for-profit organisation DO NOT need a special work permit, while children volunteering in a profit-making environment (such as a charity shop) need to apply for an Employment Permit.