Volunteer Centre Sefton is working with Stand Up for Southport to provide a monthly update on volunteering across the Southport and Formby area

Would you like to help to improve our local community by doing more in 2024?

Volunteer Centre Sefton is working with Stand Up for Southport to provide a monthly update on volunteering across the Southport and Formby area.

A new year is a chance for self-reflection and setting intentions for the year ahead. The act of volunteering aligns itself with many positive resolutions such as kindness, empathy, and social responsibility. 

Whether it’s aiding the disadvantaged, protecting the environment, or supporting education, volunteering empowers individuals and communities to contribute positively to society. Embracing volunteering in 2024 not only benefits others but also enriches one’s own life in countless rewarding ways.

Here are the latest volunteer roles in Southport and beyond.

Birkdale Buzz Newspaper – Birkdale Hub & Library

Birkdale Buzz is a quarterly newspaper run by volunteers at Birkdale Hub & Library. They are looking for a volunteer delivery Coordinator and for someone to help with promotions and gain advertisements. Both these roles are flexible and can be done in your spare time. The newspaper is free and provides news and information to the local community.

Story Time volunteers for Birkdale Hub & Library

Birkdale Hub & Library are searching for a Story Time Volunteer for Saturday mornings: 10.30-11.15 am. The Hub’s story time is popular among local families for children aged 0-4 and another volunteer is very much needed to help keep this popular session going.


Many of the local Scout groups in Southport are looking for volunteers. They need tea makers, activity planners, tidy-uppers and helpers as well as Scout Leaders for as little or as much time as you can spare. There is a Scout Group meeting each weekday night in North Sefton for children and young people aged 4 to 18-year. Scouts gets young people thinking and enables them to get stuck into all kinds of things to give them skills for life!

Volunteer Shoppers

Local charity Brighter Living Partnership are looking for volunteer shoppers to help support vulnerable members of the community to access food and other essential items they need. They need shoppers across the Southport area. This volunteer role is highly flexible and is ideal for fitting in around your own commitments.

Electrical Items Tester Volunteer

Do you like electricals and gadgets? Then why not volunteer with the British Heart Foundation as an electrical Items Tester. This role is based at the BHF furniture store on Lord Street and is flexible. No specialist electrical knowledge is required and you will help protect the environment through recycling donated electrical equipment.


  • If you would like to talk to Volunteer Centre Sefton about getting involved please email them at info@volunteeringsefton.org.uk or for lots more roles and information please take a look at their website.



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