Have you decided what you’re doing for your DofE volunteering section?

We’ve got eight of our DofE Approved Activity Providers (AAPs) who want to show you some exciting opportunities they’re offering. From remote placements to charity shops, read on to find the right activity for you.

All our Volunteering AAPs listed offer opportunities to under 16s and are available nationwide.

For more opportunities from our AAPs, please visit the Opportunity Finder.



Our DEBRA shop volunteers are amazing and make a difference to people living with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) every day. Join us and learn new skills, meet new people, and help change lives.



The Sparkle Foundation

Calling all volunteers, The Sparkle Foundation needs YOU!  Are you a TikTok expert, social media guru, love designing things or researching projects… if so, look no further.  The Sparkle Foundation has a wide range of remote volunteering activities that are suitable for everyone.  If you’d like to know more, please get in touch to help create brighter futures!


British Heart Foundation

Join our  shop team and make new friends and learn new skills  (16+) as part of your volunteering section. Search below for a flexible role near you.

You can also fundraise for the BHF as part of your DofE.



The Organic Cookery School

Calling all foodies! Our Community Chef Volunteering programme supports you in sharing your love of cooking with food banks, homeless shelters and soup kitchens, or in using your volunteering hours to bake or prepare meals for elderly neighbours or relatives. Suitable for age 13+ / UK wide



Complete your DofE Gold Award’s residential volunteering placement with Revitalise. We create fun and relaxing respite breaks for disabled people and carers. Join us to support our guests to have a great holiday. You’ll meet new friends, enhance your CV and be part of a truly meaningful cause. Full board provided.


British Trust for Ornithology

By volunteering for BTO’s Garden BirdWatch or BirdTrack you can learn more about the birds in your garden or local green space, and contribute to important citizen science projects. All you need to do is record birds for at least once a week and report your sightings.



Resolve It!

Want a Volunteering placement that makes a difference? Join us at Resolve It! and help us provide fun, educational and interactive sessions on personal safety to children & young people in South Wales. You’ll help equip young people with skills to avoid dangerous situations and threats posed by others, and recognise how their own characteristics and behaviour can affect outcomes.


Surfers Against Sewage

Join us in becoming the voice of the ocean.

Volunteer with Surfers Against Sewage and become an ocean activist. From beach clean-ups to helping on pupil-led education programmes, you’ll work with communities to protect oceans, waves, beaches and marine life.