Volunteering

Becoming a volunteer can be very rewarding for yourself and your community. You can gain valuable skills and experience that could help you in your work and home life.

Volunteer driving

Our Passenger Transport operations team is seeking voluntary drivers to help transport vulnerable adults and young people to and from various locations within and outside of the city.

Mileage is paid at £0.45 pence per mile.

We are looking for people to provide regular assistance:

  • 8am and 9am Monday to Friday
  • 3pm and 5pm Monday to Friday
  • some opportunities available at other times as well as evenings and weekends.

You will need to:

  • have your own car
  • be willing to undergo a DBS check
  • be happy to transport adults and /or children of various ages
  • be enthusiastic, tactful and reliable.

For more information or to apply for a volunteer driver recruitment pack, please contact customer services or email childrenstransport@peterborough.gov.uk.

Other volunteering opportunities

  • Citizens Advice Peterboroughprovides a range of volunteering opportunities and welcomes people with the time and interest to learn new skills and practice existing ones. 
  • Peterborough Council for Voluntary Serviceacts as the hub for volunteering activity in Peterborough, working with both organisations and volunteers. We provide training, referrals and comprehensive all-round support.
  • Volunteering mattersdevelop and deliver high impact volunteer-led solutions across the UK in response to some of the most difficult challenges facing individuals and their communities today.