Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers help us to achieve so much more than would be possible without them. From working directly with children, young people, and families, to supporting our fundraising efforts, you too could help us to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children.

Your volunteer role will allow you to:

  • Meet other people, give talks or enjoy being part of a team.
  • Gain valuable experience, develop a talent and learn new skills.
  • Increase your confidence and feel positive about using your skills.

Fundraising events volunteer opportunities 

  • Reoccurring Volunteers (roles such as handyman, gardener or office assistant) 
  • Event Volunteers (roles such as marshalling, ticketing or refreshments) 
  • Specialist Volunteers (roles such as event photography, catering or children entertainers) 
  • Challenge Event Participants (Run a marathon for us, arrange a quiz night or host a coffee morning)

Event volunteer opportunities 

  • Community event volunteer (attending local events to raise awareness of Kids Inspire 

No matter what role you have with us, we will make sure you have all the training and support you need to get the most out of your volunteer experience.

What to know more? email: mentoring@kidsinspire.org.uk

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Download a volunteer form from this link: Expression of Interest Form.doc

Become a Volunteer Mentor

Being a Kids Inspire Mentor is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling things you will ever do.

  • You can help to shape a young person’s future for the better, by supporting them and empowering them to achieve.
  • You also have the opportunity for lots of fun and to share the kind of activities that you already like to do.

A volunteer mentor is a ‘professional friend’ who guides a young person by building trust and modelling positive behaviours in a fun and caring environment. An adult acting as a mentor gives a young person a safe place to discuss any issues they may be experiencing and will help them to access new experiences, have fun, explore new interests and develop new life skills.

This relationship can help build self-confidence and resilience, improving emotional wellbeing.

Want to find out more?

Please email: mentoring@kidsinspire.org.uk

Or call us on 01245 348 707.

More detailed information about our volunteer mentor role can be found here.   

“After my experience today I am hoping to become a mentor, and volunteer more.” Lunch club volunteer

How does the mentee/ mentor relationship work?

A real-life mentor/ mentee relationship is about having a positive relationship in the mentee’s life – To hang in there and to enjoy the small changes as and when they happen.

Sometimes the mentor might not even feel that he/ she is making a difference…

Read here to find out how Mentor Nancy has supported Mentee Molly without really noticing much change herself.

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