Volunteering

There are more than 3.2 million people living with diabetes, and our volunteers help them in many ways. Whether you can spare an hour a month or a day a week, there are a range of actvitities that you can take part in to get involved with our work.

Volunteer nowYou can help with organising or take part in an event – whatever inspires you to get involved. You can also browse for fundraising opportunities in your region. Find out what's going on in your area. For more information on volunteering opportunities, you can contact the Volunteer Development team on 020 7424 1000, email volunteering@diabetes.org.uk, or complete the online interest form.

  • Volunteer for our Care in School helpline

    Be part of an exciting new service offering rights-based information to parents whose children aren't getting the care they deserve at school. Volunteers needed in Glasgow, Manchester, North Wales, Halifax and Huddersfield.

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  • Be awesome

    Learn about all the ways you can be awesome for Diabetes UK. Opportunities are listed based on area of interest: take part in a one-off event or do something long-term with us – it’s up to you

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  • Support people living with diabetes

    Dealing with diabetes can be hard: it's often helpful to meet other people who have been through a similar situation. They can offer understanding, help and support at an important time

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  • Support Diabetes UK as an office volunteer

    There are many ways you can volunteer for Diabetes UK in our offices, including organising events, providing administration support, researching and gathering information, and helping with enquiries

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  • Other ways to volunteer

    If you're passionate about making sure that more people know about diabetes, why not get involved and help us to raise awareness of diabetes and our the work through events, our speaker scheme, or risk assessments?

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  • Diabetes UK Involvement Network

    Diabetes UK has created an innovative way of enabling people to influence its work. The Involvement Network provides a flexible mechanism by which people living with diabetes can engage in decision-making

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  • Inspirational volunteers' stories

    Find out more about what our volunteers do, why they got involved and what they gain from volunteering

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  • Involve Newsletter

    Involve is our newsletter for volunteers, keeping you up to date with everything that is happening at Diabetes UK, and is a chance to hear about the great work that other volunteers are doing

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