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We believe that volunteering should be FUN. It’s often hard work but it should always be rewarding and make you feel like you were useful.

Below is our current list of Volunteering Opportunities. If you’re interested in helping us with one of these, or would like to let us know about what skills you’d like to use or practice, fill in our Volunteer Expression of Interest form here >


Club Volunteering

Thought about doing something more regularly?

We have over 100 affiliated clubs across the county that could use your support! We can find a club locally to you and put you in touch with the club leader.

Your support could involve lots of things from leading or playing games with the young people to helping to run the tuckshops.

Just being there with a smile can make a difference!!!!

Do you have Knowledge or skills in a specific field, maybe arts and craft or martial Arts, that you could share with the clubs.

Working directly with young people isn’t the only option, there are various roles that are vitally important in maintaining a club such as fundraising, keeping accounts, recording minutes.

EBGC can help you to obtain a DBS and support you along the way with training needs if that’s from supporting your Young Volunteers to your Adult Volunteers.


Upcoming Opportunities




Time Commitment  


Fishing Experience 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5 once I caught a fish alive.

Come and join our annual fishing event… you can get involved and if you’re lucky catch a fish! If fishing isn’t your cup of tea why not support the young people by helping out with registration or even taking photos.

Round 1:  Home Farm Fisheries, 5 Petts Ln, Little Walden, Saffron Walden, CB10 1XH

Round 2: Ingatestone

(Various Dates)

Round 1: Saturday 22nd June 2019

Round 2: Saturday 13th July 2019

9:30am – 2:30pm (Both Dates)

Layer Marney Outdoors 

We’ve just set up a new outdoor centre based at Layer Marney Tower in Colchester.

We need a strong volunteer team to assist in the running of the day and also ensure safety of all the young people taking part.

Young people are aged from school Year 5+.

Layer Marney, Essex, CO5 9UX

Various Dates

1 Day

 If any of these opportunities interest you, please get in touch via our contact form or contact the Volunteer Team Directly on 01245 264 783