No matter who you are, Devon Voluntary Action and its partners can help you to find the perfect way to become more involved in your local community. Whether you need help accessing health and social support, want training, or simply wish to give back to those around you, Devon Voluntary Action and its partners are here to help you find the services that will best meet your needs.

Why volunteer in the first place

Why volunteer in the first place?

Want to know the advantages of volunteering? Take a look at our guidance sheet, which explains how becoming a volunteer will not only help you but can also be of benefit to the wider community.

Frequently Asked Questions about Volunteering

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you thinking of volunteering, but remain unsure of how it all works? Our FAQs document answers some of the most common questions asked by people who are thinking about becoming volunteers.

Devon Connect

Devon Connect

Devon Voluntary Action is proud to bring you Devon Connect, an online platform that supports Devon’s communities by allowing you to register your interest in volunteering and find opportunities that appeal to you.

Contact the DeVA

Ukraine Resourses

Have you come to the UK from Ukraine, or do you know someone that has? Devon Voluntary Action has worked with Citizens Advice to create a number of advice sheets to provide support and guidance for those in need.

Contact the DeVA

Contact Us

Want to know more? Contact Devon Voluntary Action to arrange a session with one of our partners.

Want to know more? These websites offer additional insight into volunteers and their role in the voluntary and community sector.

Getting on Board

Getting on Board

If you are interested in becoming a trustee for a local charity, Getting on Board are dedicated to providing you with advice and support, no matter who you are or what your background is.



NCVO – the National Council for Voluntary Organisations – have spent the last 100 years championing England’s voluntary and community sector. Whether you are new to volunteering of have volunteered for many years, NCVO can provide you with help and guidance that can help make your experience easier and more enjoyable.