We are proud to support volunteering and we value the contribution people make by volunteering across our services, as well as for local organisations and communities.

Volunteer with Somerset County Council                                         

Volunteering is for anyone who is looking to get involved in their local community. As well as making a difference, volunteering also gives you the opportunity to gain new skills, meet new people and have fun!

Why volunteer?

  • volunteering is great for your wellbeing
  • provides you with valuable experience which enhances your CV
  • can help you transition to a new career or adjustment from work to retirement
  • brings a great sense of personal achievement and self-worth by contributing to the community
  • use your existing skills to benefit others
  • keeps you active and meet new people

We are searching for volunteers of all ages for a variety of opportunities available throughout Somerset. Whether you are wanting to support vulnerable young people, help at your local library or ensure people can continue to enjoy the Somerset countryside – there are lots of ways you can get involved