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The Big Help Out

After the success of last year, with six million people joining in, The Big Help Out is returning for 2024, offering people who are new to voluntering the chance to experience it for the first time. 

The Big Help Out takes place from 7th til 9th June 2024, at the end of Volunteers' Week. These two national events shine a real spotlight on volunteering and the good week that we can all do. We will be using these events to encourage, champion and celebrate all volunteering throughout the year.

We are asking the people of Dorset to come forward and volunteer. Imagine, if every person aged 14+ in Dorset gave just one hour, we would have a contribution of 326,057 hours of help, skills and kindness to support our community.

So how can you get involved? Are you willing?


  1. Participate in a Big Help Out volunteering activity or event between 7th and 9th June or beyond

  2. Have a look and sign up for a volunteering opportunity now


  1. Register your Big Help Out volunteering opportunity or event with us

  2. Register your Big Help Out volunteering opportunity on The Big Help Out website

  3. Create a profile for your organisation and a volunteering role on our volunteering platform. We have recently had 1,500 new volunteers join us looking for roles in Dorset





Volunteer Centre Dorset are thankful for the support from:

Dorset County Council
National Lottery Fund