Volunteering can be an engaging and rewarding way to help out with something that you enjoy as either a hobby or an interest.

There are many community groups and charities around Downham Market and West Norfolk who rely on volunteers on a more regular basis. We will collate some of them here:

Age UK – Downham Market Pubulum Cafe – please visit website

Alzheimer’s Society – Downham Market Support Services – please visit the website

Cats Protection – Downham Market Adoption Centre – please visit website

Downham Market and District Heritage Society – please visit the website

Girl Guides (Clackclose District) – are always looking for volunteers to assist with various Guiding Units – please visit the website to register your interest

Home Start – looking for parents who are happy to offer informal and friendly support to other local families – please visit the website

Magpie Centre – West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association – always looking for volunteers to help with riding lessons and fundraising activities – please visit the website

Norfolk Youth Offending Team – looking for volunteers to support young people to take responsibility for their actions and repair the harm caused by their offending behaviour – please visit the website

Oxburgh Hall National Trust – looking for warm friendly people to help bring the house to life – please visit the website for more information: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/oxburgh-hall/features/join-the-team-at-oxburgh-hall

Volunteering Matters – looking for volunteers and mentors to provide support for young people and adults with learning disabilities – please visit the website

West Norfolk Community Transport – Looking for minibus drivers – please visit the website

West Norfolk Deaf Association – always looking for volunteers to help run The Old Bookshop on the high street, find out more on the WNDA website.

If you would like us to publicise a volunteering opportunity, please get in touch via our contact page.

Downham Volunteers

In addition downhamweb maintains a list of volunteers who are happy to help out with one-off and irregular community and project-based volunteering opportunities. Find out more >