Together we make York better
Joining York Cares, you'll help to make York a better place to live and work — and as a member organisation you'll benefit too. Here's how:
Making it easy for businesses
York Cares makes it easy for employers to contribute to the community. We package opportunities and do all the leg work across multiple charities and community groups — so you don't have to!
York Cares membership offers unique networking opportunities between public, private and third sectors.
Reliable and safe
In today's legislative world, it can be difficult to find reliable, safe, thoroughly checked-out opportunities to offer to your employees. Our packaged volunteering schemes are safe and easy for employers and employees.
York Cares work in York has drawn national attention and through us you can access award-winning community schemes and projects for your employees.
Be seen on the York, Yorkshire and national stage with national press and government interest and support, and PR opportunities for members.
Your employees' achievements will be celebrated at the annual York Cares 'Golden Moments' Awards which recognise the contribution volunteers have made to the city.
Employer of choice
Research shows that today's employee wants to work for a business which is socially responsible and gives something back into their local community. By making it easy for employees to volunteer in and out of work time, you will have a positive impact on your employees' sense of wellbeing, productivity and loyalty, and increase the likelihood of them recommending you to others.
Want to know more?
Find out about how York Cares' flexible membership is tailored to suit your organisation.
To find out more about how your organisation can get involved in York Cares, just contact our dedicated team, based at the University of York. We would love to hear from you.
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Flexible membership: It's easy for your organisation to sign up as a full member, an associate, or a supporter, and take advantage of the benefits that York Cares membership brings.