Meet Our Volunteers

Our fast growing team of volunteers work very closely with us on a day to day basis to ensure that we are delivering the support to those in the community that need it most. Without them, we simply would not be able to carry on making the difference we do today. We welcome anyone that would like to get involved and volunteer for their community. Whether it is for a short time only, or for the foreseeable, we value all of our volunteers that give the community their time and support.

Over the last few years, our organisation has grown a lot, all thanks to the continued support of those within the community that aspire to make a difference. You can become a part of that change too by volunteering with us today. You can explore the variety of services that we offer to the community on the links below. Check out what our volunteers think themselves below...


Become a Volunteer today

Communities 1st works with a range of voluntary and statutory partners across Hertfordshire, West Essex, Bedford, Luton and Milton Keynes. 

Whether you help medical staff in a vaccination centre, deliver a vulnerable person’s shopping, or just give someone a friendly phone call, you will be making a huge difference. 

We aim to process volunteer applications within 10 days. Rest assured that every volunteer is very much needed!  

Sign up using the form below.

Contact 1
What would you be willing to do?
What are your preferred roles within the Vaccination Centre?
Covid Information Champions: Do you consider yourself to represent any of these priority groups

If you can upload an identification evidence copy now that would be helpful.

We ask that you upload a clear photo or scan of valid PHOTOGRAPHIC ID (e.g. passport or driving license)
That you upload a photo of yourself holding up the same valid PHOTOGRAPHIC ID (e.g. passport or driving license) 

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20 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx, heic, heif.
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Please provide information on two people who would be willing to provide a character reference for you. They do not have to be professional referees but they should know you well and must not be related to you.

I agree that personal data relating to me which has been obtained by Communities 1st, including the personal data given by me on this form, may be held and processed either on computer or in manual records and may be disclosed to officers
I agree that my data recorded here may be disclosed to member organisations of Communities 1st
Consent to Communications by Communities 1st and their partners regarding Volunteering in the community
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When are you available to help out?
Where would you be available to volunteer?

External Volunteering Opportunities

Fill out this section to engage with our volunteer centre and find volunteering roles that are matched to your interests!

Reverse Volunteer Section

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Additional Info
Do you have access to video chat services?
Which services?
Additional Volunteer Information
Do you have any unspent criminal convictions registered against you?
Are you aware of any current police investigation in the UK or any other country following allegations made against you?
I understand that expenses payable for volunteer involvement may have an impact on any other payments I may be in receipt of.
I understand that if I am successful I will be required to provide evidence of identification and address and may need to complete an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check.
Confirm facts included in registration form are true and complete