Volunteering is an amazing way to support your local community. To make it easier for you we have included all the relevant information you will need to know to become a volunteer . Volunteering is a great opportunity to gain new skills and meet new people while making your community a better place.

Kent Coast Volunteering

Aims to connect volunteers with volunteering opportunities in Thanet, if you are looking for volunteering opportunities within Thanet District Council these will be advertised via Kent Coastal Volunteering.

Keep Britain Tidy

Search for litter picks arranged in your area.

Reach Volunteering

Is a self-service online platform that connects charities with volunteers.


The Broadstairs Town Team

This group offers a range of activities, litter picking, gardening if this is something you would want to get involved in visit their website.

Friends of Margate Cemetery

Help keep Margate Cemetary clean, tidy and beautiful for all those who visit.

St.Peters Churchyard

St Peter’s Churchyard extends over some 9 acres with over 5,000 graves. It is haven for wildlife with many species of flowers and a large variety of trees. If you wish to benefit from exercise and fresh air, we are looking for more volunteers. In the first instance please contact Rev David Tate on 01843 447861.

If you are an organisation who is looking for volunteers and would like to be added to the website please email us at communitysupport@thanet.gov.uk.


When organising a group clean up in Thanet you will need to complete online forms for activities, you can find information about the following activities:

Once you have completed the online form and uploading your supporting documents someone will contact you to grant permission.


We are extremely grateful to all of you who want to make your community a better place by keeping it clean and tidy.

Please take note of our Do’s and Don’ts while taking part in a community clean up.


  • Wear sturdy closed toe shoes
  • Use the tools provided
  • Take care when lifting making sure to bend your knees
  • Wear gloves
  • Take regular breaks


  • Do not wear sandals or slippers
  • Do not bring your own tools from home
  • Do not disturb wildlife
  • Do not leave anything that wasn’t there before you arrived

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