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Volunteer vacancies at Challengers

You can find out what volunteer vacancies and opportunities are currently available at Challengers on this page.

Applying for Playscheme, Youthscheme or Swim Club Volunteer?

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Play and Youth Scheme volunteering

  • Playscheme, Youthscheme or Swim Club Volunteer

    PLAY & YOUTH VOLUNTEERS | ACROSS ALL SCHEMES | Flexible working hours| Must be 15 or over to volunteer

    Become part of a dynamic and supportive team and gain a rewarding insight into supporting disabled children and young people. You can find out more by reading our role description.

    To apply, complete our online application form.

    SWIM CLUB | GUILDFORD | Saturdays during term time | Must be 15 or over to volunteer

    Swim Club runs every Saturday evening during term time at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford. Find out more

  • Fun Swim Volunteer

    We have a great opportunity for a volunteer fundraising collector at the Guildford Spectrum. Could you spare and hour once a month on a Saturday to help collect donations from parents at our Fun Swim sessions between from 5.45pm to 6.45pm?
    Call us on 01483 230 587 or email volunteer@disability-challengers.org.

  • Play or Youth Scheme Driver

    Help us with driving a minibus on scheme trips out and After School Club bus runs from schools to scheme. Find out more. To apply, please download our Application Pack and return to volunteer@disability-challengers.org.

  • Volunteer Activity Co-Ordinator

    Come to Challengers and help us run an activity for us 2/3 times a year – this could be anything from football to art to drumming workshops!

HQ volunteering

  • Board Secretary Volunteer

    BOARD SECRETARY ROLE | Guildford HQ | (One or two evenings a month and 4 hours a week of admin which can be done flexibly)

    Would you like an interesting role supporting a board of trustees who govern our Charity? Working directly with our Chief Executive you will help with taking minutes, writing them up, circulating notes and organising meetings. If interested please contact CharlotteBagchi@disability-challengers.org or Charlotte on 01483 230587.

    Role Description

  • Volunteer Professional

    Whether you have skills in Finance, Marketing, Web Design, Recruitment, Fundraising or Events we would love to hear from you and discuss how you could help us!

Event volunteering

  • We run lots of events throughout the year to raise funds for Challengers

    Our volunteers are essential to ensuring that they are a success!

    There are plenty of ways you can help us out, such as:

    – Helping to run stalls
    – Marshalling
    – Helping out with serving refreshments
    – Cheering on our Marathon and RideLondon teams
    – Assisting with collections

  • Current event volunteering opportunities

    Cheese and Chilli Festival | Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July | Shalford Park, Guildford

    Free entry (tickets usually £7) to this fantastic festival of food if you come along as volunteer and help us do some more car parking, you know you’ll look fantastic in orange, fluorescent or not! As the Guildford Cheese and Chilli Festival’s chosen charity this event is great for raising awareness along with getting donations for your fantastic parking skills over the weekend.

    We’ll have shifts in the morning and afternoon so if you’re free to help and become part of team orange then please get in touch with Louise on louisemoffat@disability-challengers.org or 01483 230 060.

    Guildbury’s Picnic Theatre | Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th July | Merrist Wood, Guildford

    We are looking for volunteers to lead retiring collections at each performance of Anne Boleyn in return for free entry to the picnic theatre. Timings are yet to be confirmed but if you would like to enjoy a picnic whilst watching an al fresco play all whilst raising vital funds for Challengers, please contact Cader on 01483 230 060 or CaderMacPhail@disability-challengers.org.

    Evening performances (on every day) start at 8, so volunteers need to be there for 1930.

    On Saturday they also have a matinee which starts at 2, so volunteers need to be there at 1330.

    The Garden Show | Friday 27th – Sunday 29th July | Loseley Park, Guildford

    Green fingered or not the garden show is a lovely day out, stalls range from the obvious plants and flowers to craft and lots of delicious food options. You get free entry (tickets usually £7) if you come and lend a hand for a few hours.

    We’re looking for volunteers to help run some exciting games and activities in the Kids’ Corner with all the proceeds going straight to Challengers. To come along and have some fun on any of the days please contact Louise on louisemoffat@disability-challengers.org or 01483 230 060.

    Prudential RideLondon Cheer Point | Sunday 29th July | Leatherhead

    Come and join us as we cheer on our #TeamOrange cyclists at mile 75 of Prudential RideLondon. It’s always a great day out and a lovely way to show our support for our fantastic riders that have taken on this challenge to raise money for Challengers. More voices = more noise so if you’d like to come along and add to the din please Louise on louisemoffat@disability-challengers.org or 01483 230 060.

    Loxwood Joust | Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August | Loxwood

    You’ll receive free entry (tickets usually £12) to the medieval wonderland that is the Loxwood Joust should you come along as a Challengers volunteer. We’re going to be looking after the Pelt the Peasant children’s activity stall, a wet sponge throw, but don’t worry the parents will get the worst of the soakings.

    If you’re up for some medieval madness then please get in touch with Louise on louisemoffat@disability-challengers.org or 01483 230 060.

    Kelly’s Cross Country Challenge | Loseley Park, Guildford | Sunday 14th October

    We are looking for volunteers to help us at the Kelly’s Cross Country Challenge! We have a variety of roles for volunteers on the day, including:

    – Helping to run stalls at the event HQ
    – Course marshalling

    If you are interested in supporting Challengers at this event, and want to find out more, email sophiecolwell@disability-challengers.org or call 01483 230 060.

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