Volunteer for us

We're so grateful to our amazing volunteers who give their time and use their experience and skills to make a difference to homeless and vulnerable people in Kent.

We’ve got volunteers working in every area of our organisation – from outreach and rough sleeper support, to accommodation services, education and training, and community inclusion and befriending.

“Every one of our volunteers is active and involved and their support is integral to our work as a charity,” says our volunteer coordinator Jess Antoniou.

“People come to us for a variety of reasons – some want to gain valuable work experience in the homelessness sector, others are keen to develop their existing skills, or be part of a team that gives something back to the community and makes a real difference to vulnerable people’s lives."

If you are interested in applying for a volunteering role please complete our Microsoft Office document iconapplication form

Depending on the activity, appropriate induction and training will be provided to prepare volunteers for their role. Some roles may require you to have a DBS check.

Could you help someone who is feeling isolated?


Our community-based service needs volunteers!

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Who are our volunteers?


Whatever your motivation or interests, we can guarantee a rewarding experience!

Click below to meet some of our volunteers.

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Porchlight volunteers

Volunteer opportunities


As well as helping us support people towards a better future, you'll get the opportunity to learn new skills as part of our work in communities across Kent.

Here are just some of the ways you can get involved.

Not just for Christmas


We ask for a volunteering commitment of at least six months so that you and our clients can properly benefit from the experience.

 

Best practice in volunteer management


The REVAMP quality mark recognises that we offer meaningful and well-supported volunteering opportunities.

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