Volunteering and social action in Staffordshire

Volunteers are vital in making Staffordshire the great place it is. 1 in 4 of us regularly volunteer to help and thousands of people are already doing their bit in a volunteering role.

Volunteering not only benefits the people receiving help, it can also benefit the people who give up their time too. Flexible volunteering opportunities are available across Staffordshire now.

If formal volunteering isn't for you, what could you do in your community to make a difference?

Thinking about volunteering?

With less funding and more demand for care services in particular, we no longer have the money to do everything we used to or maybe would like to do. 

Hundreds of people already volunteer to support county council services. So, what difference can you make?

We need help in the following areas:

Where else can I get information?

Explore all these options above and more by:

Our wider approach to social action and building community capacity

Please see the document below for further information:

  • People helping people - executive summary (991 KB)

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