Over the last year, NYAS provided vital support to nearly 10,000 vulnerable children and young people in care across England and Wales. We are very grateful to our dedicated team of volunteers who continue to give their time every day to change young lives.

People volunteer with NYAS for many different reasons. Some of our volunteers tell us they joined us to meet new people; others wanted to gain skills or experience. Many of our volunteers want to give something back.

Whatever time you have to give, it will make a difference , so if you’d like to join us, please contact us via email volunteering@nyas.net  and we can tell you about our exciting volunteering opportunities – we’d love to hear from you!

With our volunteer roles you don’t need any specific skills or experience, just enthusiasm to get involved and a willingness to support children and young people in care. The role description gives more details on the person specification.

Here are some of the ways you could get involved:

What we can offer you:

We appreciate and value all of our volunteers for their unique contribution and we want to make sure that volunteering with us is a rewarding and valuable experience.

You will receive all the support and training you need to make the most of your role, including:

Please note that as part of our safer recruitment process NYAS uses a Digital Risk Assessment in addition to enhanced DBS checks and obtaining satisfactory references.

For our current volunteer opportunities, please click here.

If you have any questions, please take a look at our Frequently asked Questions and if they don’t answer your query please get in touch by emailing volunteering@nyas.net or give us a call on 0151 649 8700