We offer a range of ways for people professionals to use their skills to drive positive change in the profession and across society. Donating your time and expertise also supports your professional development including improving confidence, strategic thinking and leadership skills. All our volunteering and mentoring programmes support our work around Equality, Diversity and InclusionWellbeing and Skills.

"The opportunity to be able to help someone, even in just a small way, to find their place in the world of work is really rewarding."

Lucy, Volunteer

Find out more

Volunteer with your local CIPD branch

Share your talents, boost your skills, network with other people professionals, and make a difference to work and working lives

Get involved with the CIPD Trust

Find out how you can use your skills and experience as a people professional to help us tackle barriers to work today and create inclusive workplaces of tomorrow.

Join one of our mentoring schemes

Whether you’re looking for a mentor or want to sharpen your own mentoring skills, there’s a range of CIPD programmes to get involved in

Speaking to schools about HR

We've prepared a series of materials and presentations for anyone who wishes to visit their local school or college to talk about HR and L&D.