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do-it.org.uk is volunteering made easy. Since 2001, we’ve been matching people across the UK with their perfect volunteering opportunity. Today our online database contains over a million volunteer positions which have been entered by Volunteer Centres across England and a number of major charities. Visit do-it.org.uk to find out more about volunteering and to search for opportunities in your local area, and across a wide range of interests. do-it.org.uk is owned and run by YouthNet (www.youthnet.org).
Volunteering can be a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, gain useful experience and make a real difference in your community. do-it.org.uk can point you in the direction of your perfect volunteering opportunity.
Virtual volunteering allows you to get involved in a range of online activities – from building websites to being part of online advisory groups – at a time and a place that suits you. Visit do-it.org.uk to find out more about virtual volunteering, and browse our latest opportunities.
If you’re just starting out or wanting to change careers, then doing work experience or an internship can be an invaluable way to make valuable contacts and get a sparkling new reference for your CV. Search the do-it.org.uk database to find your ideal placement.
As a web-based charity, YouthNet believes in taking our information out to young people wherever they are. By setting up a partnership between do-it.org.uk and Horsesmouth, we hope to increase awareness of volunteering options and opportunities throughout the UK.
"There is grit in my wounds
I cleaned it out
Sowed it up
Planted a seed
-trying is the most important step..."
If you've lived, you've learned...and you've probably got a story to tell. Mentoring online is the perfect way to share your hard earned-wisdom with those who can benefit from your experiences and knowledge, all in a supportive, safe and secure online environment. It takes seconds to sign up and you never know who you might meet!
If you've tried using search and browsed the profiles on our site but can't find anyone who's quite right for you, send a request for a mentor to the whole community. You'll get some good responses and one or two may turn into mentoring relationships.