For a Stronger More Vibrant City of Sunderland



Voluntary and Community Action Sunderland are the provider of olunteering to the third sector in the city of Sunderland and therefore, operate the Volunteer Centre for the city. In doing so, we hold a separet website for everything Volunteering in order to provide a full service around volunteering to the communities of sunderland

Volunteer Sunderland operate the Volunteer Centre for the city of Sunderland, in doing so we hold a separate website providing a fully functioning website offering providing everything from; the opportunity to register interest to volunteer, support as an individual volunteering support and development services for people who live, work or study in the city and those who would like to find out more about volunteering.

As a starter, we suggest you visit our Volunteer Sunderland website and have a look at the various opportunities available to you.

If you are interested, please click the volunteer registration button and enter your details, this will automatically upload your specific details onto the system and start processing your application automatically. (www.vcas.org.uk)

If you would like an appointment to discuss your options in more depth, give us a call on 0191 5651566 or send an email to volunteering@vcas.org.uk VCAS operate an appointment system and a member of staff will be in touch with you to confirm a mutually convenient time to meet. 

VCAS is involved in a range of initiatives that aim to make Sunderland a place that values volunteering and recognises how much volunteers contribute to the city. We oftten have other oppotunities coming into the office on a weekly basis that take time to appear on the system, so please do make an enquiry if there is nothing suitable on the system at this time. We can make further enquiries on your behalf. 
We also provide training and guidance for organisations looking to recruit volunteers. Our work with organisations ranges from preparing and advertising volunteer roles to supporting with volunteer policy and procedure, and hosting Recruitment Drive days here at our city centre office.

For VCS organisations wishing to recruit volunteers, please complete the Organisational registration form, we have over 100+ volunteers on our register looking for placements now.