Help your community.

You can get up to two days paid time per year, pro-rata for volunteering. You'll need to agree it with your manager, but they'll always try to say yes unless it might cause problems for the business.

You can check the volunteering policy on this site.

If you're interested in volunteering, either on your own or in a group, email: volunteer@co-operative.coop including the town/city where you'd like to volunteer.

Individual volunteering opportunities

Below are some suggestions to to get you started. If you need help to get going email volunteer@coop.co.uk.

Number partners

Helping young children to develop their numeracy skills.

Reading partners

Help young children to develop their communication and literacy skills.


Developing young people's understanding of personal finance by running workshops.


Supporting a young person at one of our academies from your desk.

STEM ambassador

Inspiring young people to consider technology, engineering or maths.

Practical challenge

Join a group of other volunteers to complete a challenge in your local community.