Volunteering in Wirral is a great opportunity to develop new skills and gain experience, whilst making a difference to people’s lives. There are lots of ways to get involved; from helping out in your local area to making a regular commitment to a community or charity group. Becoming a volunteer is a great way to: meet new people make a big difference to your community improve your confidence reduce social isolation boost your CV and make yourself stand out Volunteering opportunities within Wirral Council For volunteering opportunities within the council, information or contact details can be found on the following pages: archivists Libraries There are a number of volunteer roles within libraries that include: Home Reader Service volunteers IT volunteers Family History volunteers For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org Or for the Home Reader Service: phone 0151 666 3443 email email@example.com Parks There are a number of volunteer opportunities in Wirral parks and countryside - view details of where you can volunteer. Volunteering in your community If you are not part of a formal group but want to organise activities in your community such as: a Big Lunch clean-up of a ‘grot’ spot or a larger event You can find out more on the organising outdoor events in Wirral page. For litter picking events, you can find information about litter picking kits and helpful advice for planning on our Love Wirral page. Volunteering opportunities for young people Young people can volunteer either at school or in their own time. If you are aged between 15 to 17 you can take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS).