Volunteer with St Petrocs

Volunteers make a vital contribution to the work of St Petrocs and we value their ideas, energy, enthusiasm and the time they spend working alongside our staff, clients and partners.

2017/18 was a record year for volunteers engaging in our work and supporting in St Petrocs.

121 volunteers gave a staggering 10,397 hours of their time – an enormous thank you to each and every one of them!


121 volunteers and students contributed to 10,397 hours of support for St Petrocs in 2017–18

What You Will Gain From Being a Volunteer

Volunteers not only make a huge difference to those who are homeless and to our work, but they also gain so much themselves, such as learning new skills, work experience, boosting their confidence and making new friends.

The roles we offer our volunteers recognise and are designed to make use of their unique skills, talents and experiences.

What You Can Offer

Here are just some of the activities and skills that our volunteers provide:

  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Baking and cooking
  • Facilitating art groups
  • Befriending and mentoring clients and residents
  • Supporting fundraising events
  • Sorting through donations
  • Support work
  • Facilitating theatre groups
  • Podiatry
  • Dentistry
  • General office and admin tasks

How to Apply

We actively recruit for specific volunteer roles at certain points through the year.

We will be recruiting again in spring following our Winter Services. We send out email notifications of roles available, so please sign up to our newsletter, selecting the ‘Volunteering’ option and we will get in touch when our next volunteer recruitment window opens.

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