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Thank you to all volunteers!

Thank you from Community Action Suffolk to all the volunteers and the VCSE in Suffolk.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” Helen Keller

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.

Celebrate the contribution of the fabulous volunteers here in Suffolk

What can you do?

You can do some celebratory Tweets
Add stories to your website
Have a ‘Thank you’ celebration for the volunteers

You can also use a range of CAS Services to support volunteers in your organisation:

CAS Training courses including:

Introduction to involving volunteers: Planning and recruitment: 5th June

Get on Board – FREE Young Trustee Training (for 16 to 25 year olds) 25 and 26 July

Introduction to volunteers and the Law: 4 September 

For a full list of our upcoming courses including First Aid, Safeguarding and Data Protection courses click here


Community Action Suffolk provides advice and support to organisations to create and manage volunteering programmes and to find suitable volunteers for their organisation.

Volunteer Suffolk

www.volunteersuffolk.org.uk is the go-to website for information about volunteering in Suffolk.

For more information check out our FAQs or our Quick Guides to getting started.


Trustee / Governor search

Would you like to help steer a local charity or school? If you have experience or a professional background that you would like to use to help at a more senior management role then this could be the volunteering for you.

  • Trustee roles search: We list a range of trustee vacancies on the Volunteer Suffolk website, click here.
  • Go direct to the charity: If you know a charity that you are interested in, contact them directly or look on their website to see if they are recruiting Trustees.
  • School Governors: If you are interested in being a School Governor, click here for more information.

Employee Supported Volunteering

This is also known as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). If you are a company wanting to set up an “employer supported volunteering” programme, or you are an employee who has been given some time by your company to volunteer, we can help!

This is a bespoke service, so please contact the CAS Volunteering Team at volunteering@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk or 01473 345400 and we will work with you to achieve your individual aims.


Contact the charity directly

Do you already know the charity that you would like to volunteer for?

Many people have a charity that has helped someone in the family, have used their services or just feel a really strong pull towards their aims and ethos.

If this is the case, go straight to their website and look under their volunteering section or the ‘How can you help’ section.

If you are finding it hard to find a contact, get in touch with the CAS Volunteering Team at volunteering@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk or 01473 345400 and they will try and help you find the right person.


Quick guides

If you are still not sure where to get started with your searching for volunteering, why not check out our Quick Guides.