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Volunteer for Cancer Research UK

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We've been awarded the Investing in Volunteers accreditation


We’re delighted to have been awarded the Investing in Volunteers accreditation for good practice in volunteer management. Our volunteers are so important to us and this nationally recognised accreditation is a celebration of the amazing partnership between our volunteers and our staff.

Keen to join the team? 

Opportunity of the month!

Volunteer at an event near you

Get outside and support participants at some of our biggest events this year. Be a part of something special, have fun and meet some fantastic people whilst supporting Cancer Research UK.

We're looking for flexible, enthusiastic people to get stuck in and support these events on the day to help make them run brilliantly.

Shop Volunteering

A volunteer assisting in a shop

Time commitment: As little as 1 hour per week.

We're looking for volunteers to help in our shops during this particularly busy time of the year. Can you spare an hour a week to help out? We have flexible hours to fit around you, so check out how you can get involved today.

Event Volunteering

Event volunteers cheering on participants

Time commitment: A typical event will be for either a morning/afternoon or full day, although we can be flexible to suit your availability

Our teams of event volunteers and staff love what they do! No event day is the same and no matter which event or role you choose, we're sure you'll have lots of fun meeting some fantastic people whilst supporting our cause.

Community Fundraising

Fundraising in your local community

Time commitment: With flexible roles available you can pick a role that fits in with you!

Our fantastic fundraisers help contribute to fundraising events in over 600 groups across the UK. Do your bit for your local community and help raise money to fund life saving research to help find a cure for cancer sooner. 

Gain new skills whilst volunteering

Whether you want to get back in the job market or fancy building up your confidence, we are here to help you develop your skills. Volunteering with us means reaching new goals and getting involved in new experiences. 

Corporate Volunteering

Looking for a team-building activity that won’t cost the earth AND will make you feel good? Luckily, we can help with that. Read more about how your team can help beat cancer.

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