Volunteers make a vital contribution to the work of St Petrocs. Together they make a lasting difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness.
Volunteers bring ideas, energy and time. They are an integral part of our work to empower individuals and provide essential support and skills to help end homelessness in Cornwall for good.
Our volunteering opportunities provide a wide range of benefits such as learning new skills, work experience, boosting confidence and making new friends.
We offer a wide range of volunteering roles for different interests and abilities so there are many ways to get involved.
Interested in volunteering? Find out more and apply now.
If you have any questions about volunteering with us please get in touch.
We are grateful to have a community of dedicated volunteers who make a real difference to our work. Here are a few stories that give just a glimpse of the incredible impact our volunteers make towards ending homelessness in Cornwall.
It’s a true cliché that you get back more than you put in: knowing that you’ve been able to help someone is its own reward, something which is true whatever role you’re volunteering for.
Margie tells us her story of why she became a volunteer at St Petrocs (which led to her becoming a trustee) 'And what an amazing journey it has been………'
Volunteering for St Petrocs as a translator and interpreter is more than just a hobby or pastime - I can help to break down these barriers and ensure that everyone has a voice that can be heard.
I've been able to get involved at a wide variety of events including a carol service, a presentation to a young St John’s Ambulance team and the Royal Cornwall Show. There really is something for everyone in terms of how you can get involved.
Arriving in Cornwall two years ago from Bath, Amy wanted not only to get to know her new home but also to volunteer for a charity that she felt passionate about.