Volunteering


Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us in your local community and help to save young lives. 

If you've got some spare time and would like to raise funds for Children with Cancer UK, why not join our volunteer team. There are lots of different roles available in your local community, so please get in touch today!

Read more: Other ways to support us

Would you like to volunteer in our office? If you'd like to help our team in our offices on Great Ormond Street, we'd love to hear from you. 
Would you like to volunteer to help at our events? If you would like to cheer on our runners or cyclists or have the skills to massage their pain away, we'd love to hear from you.

Read more: Volunteer in our office | Volunteer at an event

Fundraiser with collection boxCommunity Shop Box Co-ordinator

We are looking for people to place collection boxes in their local area. 

As a Community Shop Box Co-ordinator, you will be a friendly face in your community and place our shop collection boxes in your local shops, cafés, restaurants, libraries and leisure centres.

You will keep in contact with each site so that you know when the boxes are full, and collect the monies. You will also be responsible for paying the collection into our charity account.

  • Is this role for me?


If you are a sociable person who can build and maintain a good relationship with local businesses, then this could be the role for you.
 
Please contact: community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk to find out more.

Could you display our Collection boxes? 

If your business would like to support us, display one of our community shop boxes!

Childern with Cancer UK collection boxIt’s an easy way to encourage staff and customers to make vital contributions to Children with Cancer UK.

Simply place the box on your counters or in reception and help us to raise life-saving funds.

Your local Community Shop Box Co-ordinator will then collect the money on our behalf.  If there is no Co-ordinator in your area, we would ask you to please count up and send in the money from your shop box.

Please contact: community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk to find out more.

Read more: Corporate fundraising

Organise a community fundraising group

Could you inspire your friends to organise a fundraising event?

a group having fun at the BallThere are lots of different fundraising events you might want to organise, from a small coffee morning, to family fun days or even a ball! 

You can divide up the tasks between you and your friends, family members or colleagues – many hands make light work!

Once you have held your first event together, you could make it an annual event, just like Caroline and her friends.

  • Is this role for me?


If you are sociable and enjoy working with your friends, this is a role you will really enjoy. 

Please contact: community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk to find out more.     

dressed up for HalloweenBe a Community Fundraiser

Help us to raise essential funds in your local area.


Organising your own fundraising activity - whether a bake sale, a quiz, a fun day or a golf day – is a great way to raise vital funds for Children with Cancer UK. 

We’ll provide you with lots of helpful resources, including fundraising tips, collection boxes and balloons.

Contact: community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk to find out more.

Dare to be different

Yvonne lifts her bike at the Eiffel TowerSet yourself a challenge or sign up to one of our events – it’s up to you!

Whether cycling London to Paris, crossing 150km of sea ice or abseiling the Spinnaker Tower, lots of fundraisers have organised their own exciting challenges and raised thousands of pounds for our charity.

Whatever you do, we'll help you every step of the way.

Email us at community@childrenwithcancer.org.uk to find out more.

Read more: Meet our fundraisers

Where your money goes

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