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Opportunity: Volunteer Bucket Collector - World Cancer Day

Be part of our team for the World Cancer Day.

We want you to join us and represent CLIC Sargent at our bucket collections in supermarkets across London from 1 to 4 February 2020. Bucket collections are fun and rewarding - especially when you do it with friends. Besides, you’ll get a warm fuzzy feeling, a huge sense of pride, and a big THANK YOU from the children and young people you’ll be supporting.

Opportunity: Station Collector

Help raise funds and awareness for Target Ovarian Cancer! We are currently looking for volunteers to join us as bucket collectors at Euston station on World Cancer Day, 4 February 2020.

Opportunity: Event Volunteer for February 6, 2020 (Music & Literature Fundraising Event)

On February 6, 2020, United Way UK will host its annual event to raise funds for the Reading Oasis, an early childhood literacy programme which builds new libraries in disadvantaged schools and puts books into the hands of children that lack reading resources.

The event will be carried out in a unique concert hall in central London. It will be an evening of music and literature and will include an intimate performance by an incredible American pianist.

United Way UK is looking for volunteers to carry out different tasks in the Reading Oasis event, including assisting with logistics on the event’s day, providing a warm, friendly welcome to all guests, providing information, and other similar tasks.

This is a great chance to:
- work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people.
- develop your confidence and interpersonal skills.
- gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills
- make an invaluable contribution to the Reading Oasis programme’s goal of inspiring children’s love for reading
- enjoy an intimate and exclusive performance by a renowned pianist

Opportunity: Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2020

On 29 February, 20 Fenchurch Street will be home to another amazing Walkie Talkie Tower Climb, all in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (GOSH Charity). Hundreds of fundraisers will be taking on the challenge of climbing 896 steps over 36 floors, reaching the iconic Sky Garden for a celebratory drink and spectacular views across London. We are looking for volunteers to help out with various roles, making sure the event is once again a success!

Opportunity: Diabetes UK Fundraising Events Volunteer - London Landmarks Half Marathon

We need your help! Come and join Diabetes UK for our first London-based event of the year: the quirky, vibrant and exciting London Landmarks Half Marathon. This year, we’ve got 229 runners supporting the charity, and we need your loudest voices and biggest smiles to cheer them to the finishing line.

When? Sunday, 29 March between 10:00 and 14:00

Where? There are two options:

- Mile 5.5 (Chancery Lane/Carew Street) Situated right outside the Knights Templar pub, we’ll have a brass band grooving away to keep those runners moving.
- Mile 11 (Upper Thames Street) – With two miles left, this is where the runners really need us to shout their name, wave our bang sticks and to motivate them over the final hurdle

You’ll be provided with a Diabetes UK T-shirt, bang bang sticks, crazy hair and refreshments.

And to celebrate all the pioneering research that Diabetes UK support, we’ll be dressing up at our Mile 11 cheer point as scientists. Think lab coats, stethoscopes, crazy hair and glasses! Borrow some fancy dress items, bring your own or just morally support those who dress up in costume.

Bring a friend, make a day of it and enjoy one of London’s greatest running events up close and personal!

Opportunity: London Marathon Cheer Squad Volunteers

Be part of one of the UK’s biggest sporting events and join Mencap, the Official Charity Partner for 2020, at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday April 26.

Mencap will have nearly 600 runners fundraising over £2000 each to change the lives of people with a learning disability, with this year’s fundraising going towards our All Move project, bringing together children with and without learning disabilities through sport.

We want to get as many people as possible to support those with a learning disability and be a part of our ‘movement for change’, showcasing how amazing people with learning disability are and raising awareness on this huge world stage. We have 15 runners who have a learning disability taking on the colossal task of running 26.2 mile and it is very important that we give them the support they need to get over the finish line!

It’s an electric atmosphere where huge crowds gather to support the 40,000 people running through the streets of London, and we need you to join us at one of our cheer points to support them.

Opportunity: London Marathon Cheering Squad

We’re looking for cheerful and enthusiastic volunteers to come and support our amazing runners doing the London Marathon. You will be working alongside members of the Breast Cancer Haven team and other volunteers, cheering on the runners and creating a positive atmosphere for everyone taking part. We will set up a cheer station on Jamaica Road round the corner from Bermondsey station, and will spend the day watching all the action from the front row. Timings are flexible and whatever time you can give is greatly appreciated.

Opportunity: Ambassador

The main aim of the Ambassador Programme is to represent and promote Noah’s Ark at various community events in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. Your help would really make a difference in helping us raise awareness and funds. It is hoped that volunteers can commit to supporting in this role for a minimum of 12 months, but this can be flexible.

Community Events

Just a few hours of your time and a smile is all it takes support St Mark’s Hospital Foundation in aid of researching cures for Bowel Diseases. We are looking for energetic volunteers who have a couple of hours per month to support our community events in the north west London area.

Events this year include a Young Professionals Evening, Breakfast Run, Bowel Awareness Day, Hint Hunt, London Triathalon, VIP Gala Night - all in support of St Mark’s Hospital Foundation.

Register your interest today - improve your CV or change a life today!

Opportunity: Events Support

We’re the only charity providing free, confidential support for children and adults thinking about leaving home, or are already missing, and their families left behind. As a small charity, we urgently need support to raise funds and awareness so we can continue providing a lifeline to anyone who needs us. Your contribution would be so valuable to this.

Opportunity: Fundraising Administration Volunteer

We need an enthusiastic volunteer to assist with a variety of interesting administrative tasks and project support to assist the efforts of our Community Fundraising Team. You will help us to raise the funds we need to support our Hospice. The role will give you invaluable hands-on experience of fundraising for a charity.

Opportunity: Fundraising Volunteer

The National Brain Appeal (RCN 290173) raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology. We want to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow?s leading clinicians. Our volunteers help to make this possible.

We are a very small and busy team and the principle focus of this volunteer role will be supporting the fundraising team with day-to-day administration around events and challenges. The role is very varied and will provide a clear overview of the fundraising work of a small charity. The office can get very busy and the role requires excellent attention to detail, confidence when dealing with the public and Microsoft Office skills.

Mayhew Ambassador Volunteer


The Mayhew is seeking enthusiastic, responsible and confident Volunteer Ambassadors to assist in raising awareness and vital funds.

Community Ambassadors will play a key role in helping The Mayhew to meet its strategic objective of increasing awareness and understanding of its work within the community.

Opportunity: Trusts and Foundations Volunteer

The volunteer will assist with each stage of fundraising from grant-making bodies, helping to develop the organisation’s systems and processes, bids and applications and ultimately helping to increase the charity’s income from trusts and institutions.

Opportunity: Charity Fundriaser

* To raise funds and awareness through charity events.

Opportunity: Event Day Volunteer

The National Brain Appeal (RCN 290173) raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology. We want to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow’s leading clinicians. Our volunteers help to make this possible.

We are a very small and busy team and the principle focus of this volunteer role will be supporting the fundraising team at some of the events we organise throughout the year as well as supporting fundraisers who organise their own fundraising events. This might include our Christmas carol concert, A Letter in Mind exhibition, music concerts, lectures as well as our challenge and sporting events such as the our annual Pyjama Party and Santa Run.

This role requires a few hours of your time on the day of the event, enthusiasm, punctuality and a smile.

Opportunity: Events/Fundraising Volunteer

Spread awareness about Mayhew and animal welfare issues, raise funds for Mayhew’s work in London and abroad.

Fundraising Development Manager


Inspire a thousand young Londoners to think about inclusive school design!

AbleChildAfrica works for and with disabled children in sub Saharan Africa, where only 2% of disabled children are in school. We have secured a 3x3 YFYA stand at the Emirates Stadium on 3rd March. The event introduces students aged 7-18 to exciting career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. AbleChildAfrica aims to use the space to encourage youth to think about opportunities for, and the importance of, inclusivity? and subsequently within potential careers!

Opportunity: Target Ovarian Cancer Volunteer

Ovarian cancer kills 11 women every day in the UK. Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

We’re the only charity fighting ovarian cancer on all three of these fronts, across all four nations of the UK. Ovarian cancer can be devastating. But there is hope. Target Ovarian Cancer. We work with women, family members and health professionals to ensure we target the areas that matter most for those living with ovarian cancer.

Opportunity: Bucket Collection Volunteer

We are a national charity helping people through the experience of breast cancer. We offer information, counselling and complementary therapies through our welcoming Havens and outreach programme. We work alongside the NHS to provide integrated breast cancer care and are committed to undertaking rigorous research to evaluate the effectiveness of our programmes in helping people with breast cancer.

Every month, we hold bucket collections at Fulham Broadway and Kings Cross tube stations to raise funds for our London centre, and for this to grow, we need volunteers! We are looking for anyone with an hour or two to spare a month to do some bucket collecting at tube stations as part of our Breast Cancer Haven team.

Opportunity: Volunteer Sales Assistant

Our vision is to build stronger, happier and healthier communities in central and west London to help create an enriched life where we live. Help us to raise money for the Octavia Foundation and support the work we do in the local community by volunteering in one of our charity shops.

Reasons to volunteer

Do you love fashion, enjoy meeting different people and have an interest in retail? Maybe you would love to help others find their own style? Perhaps you’d like to learn more about contemporary window displays or sourcing specialist donated items?

We also offer:

• Full induction and training, including one to one support from the Shop Manager
• An amazing team atmosphere
• Opportunity to enhance your CV and to learn new skills
• Travel and lunch costs reimbursed on the provision of receipts*

Opportunity: Community Fundraising Volunteer

The volunteer will assist with the organisation’s community fundraising and communications operations. Researching, developing and promoting events and activities to existing and new supporters will allow the volunteer to use and develop their verbal and written communication skills and confidence, gain and understanding of how a small international NGO operates, and to ultimately build the income and increase the impact of the charity.

Events Volunteer


The Mayhew is seeking an enthusiastic, responsible and target-driven Events Volunteer to assist with any events The Mayhew holds or attends. The purpose of which, is to raise awareness and funds through talking to members of the public and selling of Mayhew stock.

Opportunity: Fundraising and Communications Volunteer

We are looking for an enthusiastic student or who is passionate about our work and wants hands-on experience working in a fundraising team.

As a volunteer for Theodora Children’s Charity we offer you the chance to get involved in all elements of our fundraising by researching and sourcing potential funders, writing applications for support and offering general administration support.

Previous volunteers have had the chance to write applications to Trusts (raising funds of up to £5,000), supported the charity with events (including a drinks reception at the House of Lords) and have produced content for our website and newsletters.

In return we can help you get your dream job in sector by giving advice on writing CVs and cover letters and help you prepare for job interviews through coaching and trial questions. Our past three volunteers have all left us to start full time roles within the charity sector. Here is what they said about their time with us:

‘It’s safe to say the one day I spent each week volunteering for Theodora Children’s Charity was my favourite day of the week.’

‘When I first began volunteering at Theodora Children’s Charity I thought I would simply receive some valuable experience, yet the skills I’ve learnt and developed here are truly invaluable, in addition to the tremendous sense of purpose I’ve found in working here; it’s nice being around people that make an effort to create smiles on young faces across the UK who are suffering from illness or disability.’