Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering opportunities


Porchlight is always looking for volunteers to help support our work. To apply for a volunteering role, please fill out a volunteer application form and email it to volunteer@porchlight.org.uk.

Inductions and training will be provided before you begin and some roles may require you to have a DBS check. If you have any questions, contact us via email or call 01227 760078.

Outreach volunteer

Do you want to support people who are sleeping rough? We need volunteers to work alongside our experienced outreach staff. Roles are available in Folkestone, Gravesend and Tonbridge & Malling.


Mental health housing support volunteer

Support people who are at risk of losing their tenancy and need advice and guidance to overcome the issues they are facing (including help finding and accessing mental health support services).

LGBT+ volunteer

This role is for The BeYou Project -  a service for young people identifying as LGBT+ (who can struggle with their mental health & wellbeing). You'll be supporting them and also running activities which are geared towards supporting the LGBT+ community. 

HeadStart volunteer mentor

You'll be one of our trained volunteer mentors give children and young people (aged 10-16) the support and skills to cope with adversity and do well at school and in life. 

Community inclusion and mentoring volunteer

Help (sometimes vulnerable) adults who are feeling isolated to engage in new activities and become more involved with their local community. You could help someone simply by accompanying them to the gym, supermarket, park, community centre or an appointment.