How to volunteer Join a team of over 13,500 volunteers - working in local Home-Starts right across the UK - who are there for parents when they need us most. By volunteering just a few hours each week, you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community. There are lots of ways to volunteer for your local Home-Start. Why not find out how you can get involved today? Contact your local Home-Start to start volunteering How do I volunteer for Home-Start? To volunteer for your local Home-Start get in touch with your local Home-Start directly. They’ll be able to tell you about local opportunities to get involved: Find my local Home-Start What kind of support do Home-Start volunteers get? Our volunteers are trained and given expert support from the local Home-Start in their community. Each home visiting volunteer must complete our course of preparation. Volunteers are supported by a paid member of staff throughout their time working with a family. What kind of volunteers does Home-Start need? Each local Home-Start will have different ways to get involved. But generally every Home-Start will need: Home-vising volunteers who work one-on-one with a family in the family’s home, Volunteers who help to run groups for parents and children, People who can give their experience or expertise as a trustee, Fundraising volunteers who can help raise money to support their local Home-Start. Find out more about the different ways to volunteer. By volunteering just a few hours each week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community. Start your volunteering journey by contacting your local Home-Start.