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Here in the South Hams, there are hundreds of ways to get involved in your community. Local volunteers help people in need, improve the environment, campaign for good causes, run fun events, create art projects, sit on trustee boards and much more. 

Find the right opportunity for you

South Hams Community Action are holding drop-in sessions at your library to promote local volunteering opportunities and to offer support and advice to community groups. Volunteers can fill a wide range of useful roles from befriending, gardening and administration to driving, fundraising and media work.

Devon Connect

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If you like using the internet and want to search through all the available roles, then go to Devon Connect - a new dedicated online system where you can search for your local opportunities. This means you can search for all the latest local volunteer roles across South Hams and Devon simply and in one place.

You can sign up as an individual user to create your own profile, which is a quick and easy process, allowing you to edit and update your profile and preferences any time.  Have a look at the latest opportunities in your area on Devon Connect


Get Volunteering

Whether you have time to volunteer regularly or just now and again, let us help you find your perfect opportunity

Find Volunteers

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We can offer your organisation, charity or community group a range of services to help you attract and involve volunteers.


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Click here to find out about ongoing projects

South Hams Community Action are members of

  • National Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Devon Voluntary Action