Volunteer With Us

Volunteer with Carers MK and help us to make a difference to the lives of unpaid carers in Milton Keynes.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, learn skills and have fun! There is also the satisfaction of knowing that you are doing something worthwhile. Carers MK is committed to your wellbeing while you volunteer with us. Our aim is to ensure your time and commitment are used to the benefit of all, and that you enjoy the time you spend with us. We are always keen to hear from anyone aged 18 and over who has an interest in volunteering with us.

We have a variety of volunteering opportunities:

  • Helping at our young carers groups, running activities and supporting our young carers
  • Driving our young carers to and from their club nights

Want to volunteer with Carers MK? We would love to hear from you!

Frequently asked questions

It can vary between each volunteering role. On average, carer’s support groups are two hours long. There may be organisational things to do before and after but we can discuss any concerns you may have.

As a volunteer you will be entitled to have your travel costs reimbursed.

We will make sure that you know all about your volunteering role at Carers MK. If you volunteer with younger carers, you will need to undertake safeguarding training before you start.

Expenses claimed as a volunteer do not affect your benefits. It may be a good idea though to inform your benefits advisor that you are volunteering.