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Volunteering

Welcome to the Shaping Portsmouth volunteering board. If you have a vacancy you would like to be advertised on this page, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note: Unless otherwise stated, the volunteering opportunities listed below are not being offered by Shaping. Please ensure you submit any applications to the relevant employer.


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The YOU Trust


Redwood Park School


The Portsmouth Hospitals Charity Shop

Are you looking for a fun retail role? Do you enjoy meeting new people and raising funds for a cause close to your heart?

The Portsmouth Hospitals Charity Shop is seeking volunteers who are:

  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Have an eye for hidden treasures
  • Available for a minimum 3 hours a week

To become a shop volunteer, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn about your role at QAH and get the application form.


Marie Curie

Marie Curie provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. They have been carrying out this vital work for over 65 years – last year alone they cared for over 40,000 people across the UK. This support comes in different forms, through nursing service, hospices and their support line. To find our more just head to www.mariecurie.org.uk.

  • Collection Box Co-ordinator

Marie Curie are looking for volunteers to place and collect their distinctive yellow collection boxes with local businesses. This is a flexible role where you can volunteer whenever it works for you.

Candidates can register their interest at mariecurie.org.uk/cbcvolunteer or contact Sophie Geary on 02380 263 123 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Gig Buddies Portsmouth

Gig Buddy Logo PinkA gig buddy is a volunteer that is matched with a person with a learning disability to go to gigs, socials and share hobbies together. Whether you are in to live music, theatre, outdoor activities or crafts, use your love of socialising and fun to help someone else in your community get out and enjoy themselves a couple of times a month.”

As a Gig Buddy volunteer you will be DBS checked and required to attend a three hour training session one evening, once trained you will be matched with an adult with a learning disability and it will be your responsibility to keep in touch with them and that you meet with your Buddy at least once a month. Gig Buddies Portsmouth organise monthly group socials that will put you in touch with other volunteers and their buddies so that you can exchange ideas.

For more information on how to volunteer as a buddy contact Jo Morgan on 07841 042 909 or register your interest at www.gigbuddiesportsmouth.org.uk


EBP South

  • Mentor

Activate Mentoring is a one year programme of 1-1 mentoring designed to improve students’ motivation, attendance and confidence and to raise aspirations. Mentoring sessions are usually an hour per week in school time but can be tailored to suit the needs of the school.

Key Requirements

  • Good listener
  • Have the ability to develop sound and trusting relationships
  • Can communicate to young people in a flexible way
  • Can make a regular commitment

Application Process

Fill out the application form available at (https://www.ebpsouth.co.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/vacancies) and send to the Mentoring Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you want to find out a bit more first, call Doug, the Activate Mentoring Manager, on 02392 283 400.


The Mary Rose Museum


Dimensions UK

  • Be a Buddy

Do you have a couple of hours a week or month to spare? Would you like to share that time with someone doing something you both love? If so, you would make a great Volunteer Buddy!

Dimensions UK are looking for Volunteer Buddies all over Portsmouth to help the people they support to get out and about, learn new skills and to have fun! Dimensions provides support for around 3,500 people with learning disabilities and autism across the UK, helping them to live more independently and access their local communities.

Becoming a volunteer buddy is the perfect opportunity to make a difference by doing something you enjoy. No specific experience is required, however experience with adults with disabilities would be desirable.

If you are interested to find out more or would like to apply, please contact Jenny Ng at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


S.A.D. Portsmouth

S.A.D. Portsmouth need volunteers to support the group at their weekly meetings. The role will involve:

  • Helping to support people with mild to moderate stress, anxiety or depression.
  • To take part and interact in session activities and support participants.
  • General support activities (meet and greet, room setup, refreshments, etc.)

Desired skills:

  • Good listening skills.
  • Basic understanding of mental health.

Support volunteers won't be required to attend every session, but would be appreciated if they could attend once a month.

They also require people to help with leaflet drops or anyone that would be willing to put some fliers in the workplace.

If you would like to find out more or get involved, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Hortictherapy

Social enterprise Hortictherapy is seeking volunteers to help with the following :

  • Running social media pages
  • Assisting in delivery of gardening sessions with senior citizens

Please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 07871 180 426


WW1 Remembrance Centre

  • Volunteers NeededContact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 02392 798 751

Portsmouth City Council Wellbeing Service


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Portsmouth Food Partnership

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Details of all aspects of the PFP can be obtained from the PFP Co-ordinator, Megan Saunders. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 02392 892 022

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