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Nearly or newly retired?

You could find yourself volunteering in some unexpected places

View our current vacancies >
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Put spare time
to good use

Our volunteers offer an essential service to help get older people to their appointments

Find out more >
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Want to share
your knowledge?

Our volunteers share their stories and help teach children to enjoy reading

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Already retired and bored?

Put something back into life!

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About Us

At RSVP West we are volunteer-led and have no salaried staff and that includes our Regional Coordinator and members of the management team. – why not read our newletter


Join us as a volunteer. You choose what you would like to do, help people, make new friends and have fun. Volunteering is great fun!


We have a number of projects to choose from. You could help in schools or volunteer on the Matthew. Take a look at our projects and choose something to suit you.

Current vacancies

Schools Volunteering

Schools Placement Organisers for North Somerset and South Gloucestershire – recruiting and placing volunteers in schools and supporting the current RSVP schools members.

Surgery-based Groups

We are looking for Organisers to join our existing development team for RSVP’s GP Surgery-based Patient Volunteer Schemes in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset

Volunteer to bring joy to the lives of older people in care homes

RSVP and Alive!, are joining forces for a volunteer project with a difference to bring enjoyment and vitality to some of the most vulnerable older people in our communities, through activity sessions. The voluntary role will involve leading interactive one hour activity sessions in care homes: singing, guided reminiscence, energizing activities, listening to music and enjoying poetry.