Nearly or newly retired?

You could find yourself volunteering in some unexpected places

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Put spare time
to good use

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

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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!

A link to our policy documents can be found at the bottom of the page.


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.

News & Reports

Tea & Talk at Henleaze

John Durant, RSVP West Surgery Coordinator, Deborah Cook “Care Coordinator” at Fallodon...

Current vacancies

Surgery-Based Patient Volunteer Support 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