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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?

Find more information below under ‘Playscheme, Youthscheme or Swim Club Volunteer’ and apply online now.

Looking to volunteers at one of our events?

From collections to marshalling at challenge events, there are many ways you can help support us. Find more information below under ‘Current event volunteering opportunities’.

Do you need more information on volunteer vacancies?

Please feel free to contact us.

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

    Please note that we will be inviting applicants to recruitment events in Basingstoke (18th October), Esher (16th October), Guildford (17th October) and Molesey (16th October).

    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

    Alton Beer Festival – Oktoberfest | Alton College | Saturday 20th October

    Our friends at Alton Beer Festival are looking for volunteers for the upcoming Oktoberfest at Alton College on Saturday 20th October.

    There are various volunteering opportunities which include:

    – Helping with set up – preparing the hall for the festival.
    – Main Event – providing table service to the guests
    – Supporting with clear up

    For further information or to register your interest please contact Alton Beer Festival on:
    volunteers@altonbeerfestival.org.uk.

    Christmas Street Collection | Lion & Lamb Yard, Farnham | Saturday 1st December

    We are looking for volunteers to come and spread the festive cheer at our street collection in Farnham this Christmas. Volunteer slots are 2 hours long and roles will include collecting one off donations and being a wonderful representative for Challengers.

    If you are interested in supporting Challengers at these event, and want to find out more, email EmilyBlackley@disability-challengers.org or call 01483 230 060. Your support is greatly appreciated!

    Christmas present wrapping | The Friary Centre, Guildford | 17th-22nd December

    We are looking for volunteers to wrap Christmas presents in return for donations to Challengers. We’ll be at The Friary all week and any time you can spare during that time would be greatly appreciated.

    For more information contact Susie Jewell on susiejewell@disability-challengers.org or call 01483 230 060.

    Christmas Street Collection | The Friary Centre, Guildford | Saturday 22nd December

    We are looking for volunteers to come and spread the festive cheer at our street collection in Guildford this Christmas. Volunteer slots are 2 hours long and roles will include collecting one off donations and being a wonderful representative for Challengers.

    If you are interested in supporting Challengers at these event, and want to find out more, email EmilyBlackley@disability-challengers.org or call 01483 230 060. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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