Welcome to York Cares

York Cares is a partnership of the city's leading employers committed to making York a better place through employee-volunteering.

Success stories

See some of the ways we've helped our employer members to deliver real, recognisable benefits to York communities » read more

We match the interests, skills and expertise of employers and their employees to community projects where they can have most impact. Our tried and tested quality programmes deliver tangible benefits for local people and opportunities for workforce development for employers.

We partner with over 200 local charities to build an engaging and co-ordinated volunteering framework that addresses York's community needs, particularly in areas of disadvantage.

‘Everyone benefits from their involvement with York Cares - businesses, employees and the community.'

Angela Darlington — Chair of York Cares and UK Life Chief Risk Officer, Aviva

We offer York employers, large and small, a wide range of volunteering opportunities all year round as well as through our special initiatives:

We are flexible

We have tiers of membership to make it flexible for employers to get involved and show their support. Our events and activities provide a unique networking opportunity for private, public and third sector businesses across finance, engineering, hospitality, professional services, local government and higher education to name but a few.

We have already achieved some amazing things since our launch in 2006:

But we want your help to do more.

Want to know more?

Read about what the benefits of York Cares membership would be for your organisation.

Get involved!

To find out more about how your organisation can get involved with York Cares, just contact our dedicated team, based at The University of York. We would love to hear from you.

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01904 323482

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