Work, learning and volunteering

Free quality work, learning and volunteering websites selected by our information professionals.

Jobseeker support

We work with various partners to offer job clubs to help jobseekers find and apply for jobs.

Jobcentre Plus: Find a Job (previously Universal Job Match)

Search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain and abroad. You will first need to register with Find a Job to save job searches, upload your CV, set up email alerts and keep track of your past applications.


Career resources


Everything you need to know about apprenticeships.

Freelancing Matters

Everything you need to know about freelancing.

Jobseekers: help and advice

​Government advice on finding a job and claiming benefits.

National Careers Service

​Helping you to take the next step.


​Careers website for young people aged 11 to 24.


The UK's official graduate careers service.


​Free online careers platform, designed to connect 11 to 18 year olds with their future career potential.

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Free online learning courses

Future Learn

​Free online courses from top UK and international universities.


​Directory of Massive Open Online Courses offered by different providers.

Open learn

​The home of free learning from the Open University.

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Northamptonshire volunteering resources

Northamptonshire volunteering resources
Volunteer Passport

​Volunteer Passport is for people who would like to help out their local community across Northamptonshire. The passport will allow volunteers to work across multiple organisations without having to repeat the same basic training. The Passport will enhance the service experience for volunteers, not for profit organisations and Primary Care Networks in Northamptonshire.

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National volunteering resources

Association of Volunteer Managers

​National networking group for volunteer managers.

Charity Jobs

​Charity jobs and volunteering opportunities.


​Volunteering made easy: search through over 800,000 opportunities and apply online.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award: volunteer roles

​Support young people to gain this important recognition.

NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations)

​Umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in England.

NHS Choices, Why volunteer?

NHS information about the health benefits to both the volunteers and the people they help.

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​Volunteering opportunities for older adults


​Aged 14-25? Find a volunteering opportunity to suit you.

Volunteer Placements, rights and expenses

​Government information on volunteering.

Volunteering England

​National volunteering body supporting best practice volunteering policy, research and innovation.

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