Learn new skills, strengthen your CV and try new things as part of our passionate, dedicated team.

Volunteering can add a great deal to your life and the lives of those for whom you volunteer. We offer a range of different volunteering options to suit your skills and needs.

Youth volunteering and Work Experience

Are you a student looking for a Work Experience placement or a way to learn new skills while helping a good cause? Our offices in London and Edinburgh are always looking for more volunteers.

Check for current opportunities by sending us an email at admin@mentoruk.org.

I highly recommend volunteering with this amazing team who are friendly and adamant in their research and projects to teach, help and create awareness in young people.

Chloe King, work experience student

Postgraduate volunteering

Are you a recent graduate looking for the opportunity to develop your skills? Do you want give back to the community while you do something different to your ‘everyday’ job?

We are always looking for volunteers with any of the following special skills or expertise:

  • alcohol and/or drugs research
  • policy analysis, research and development
  • education (formal or informal)
  • working within local authorities
  • fundraising
  • graphic design
  • film and media

Contact us on 020 7553 9920 or email admin@mentoruk.org if you feel you can contribute to Mentor in any of the above areas.

Testimonials from our volunteers

Working at Mentor has been an amazing experience! I have met and worked with so many different people who are dedicated to improving the social skills and wellbeing of young people.

Chloe King, work experience student

I started volunteering for Mentor because I felt it's something I would get a great deal from and I've enjoyed every minute.

Alistair, Edinburgh

I have learnt far more about alcohol than I ever anticipated and I have become much more confident about talking to large groups of people.

Bottle Project volunteer, Edinburgh