Five of our POhWER London volunteers standing with our London Volunteer Coordinator, smiling

By volunteering for POhWER you will have an opportunity make a real difference to people’s lives by helping them to get information, speak up and get their voice heard.

We aim to make the best use of your current skills and abilities by matching you to a role which you are interested in and we want you to have an opportunity to meet people and develop your skills.

If you would like to apply to volunteer with POhWER you can fill in the online application form and we will contact you to talk to you in more detail about volunteer opportunities in your area.

Online application form for supporting POhWER

You can also call us on 0300 456 2370 or send an email to [email protected] to find out more.

Please see below for current volunteering roles, or if you are interested in helping in other ways we would love to hear from you.

*Please note that not all roles are available in all areas*

  • Citizen Advocacy Volunteers may have lived experience of using advocacy services and offer support to people with a wide range of non-complex issues. 
  • Peer Advocacy Volunteers have lived experience of using health and social care services and support clients with issues that can be easily and quickly resolved.
  • Self-advocacy Volunteers support the development of self-advocacy groups and support people to develop their own skills.
  • Shadow Advocate Volunteers invest their free time to work with paid advocates who offer one to one and small group support to people in their local community.
  • Volunteer Office Administrator is an opportunity for people to support our local offices and our front line staff with a range of administrative duties.
  • Community Engagement Volunteers support the local team to help the community understand who we are, what our services do and to ensure they know how to get in contact with us and get involved.
  • Fundraising Volunteers support activities to raise money for POhWER, such as through investigating and applying for grants and organising and attending local events.

Local Volunteering Opportunities

Office Administrator Volunteer at POhWER Nottingham
We are looking to recruit and train a volunteer for an exciting opportunity to work in our lively Beeston office in Nottingham. This is an important role in providing back office admin support for our front-line staff, who are supporting vulnerable people in the local community.  Find out more and apply now

Volunteer Peer Advocacy Group Facilitators at POhWER Nottingham
This role is an opportunity for volunteers to support with organising and delivering Peer advocacy groups to vulnerable people across Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City. Find out more and apply now