Just a little of your time can make a lifetime of difference to the children and young people we help

Thousands of volunteers across the country give their time to help tackle the root causes of poverty, neglect and crisis that affect young people's lives.

Get involved - find out about our latest volunteer opportunities.

Read about what our volunteers told us in the 2014 Volunteers Survey.

In addition, we also have a handful of resources, including important things to know about volunteering, and blog posts by some of our current volunteers.

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Voluntary internship programme

Our internship programme places volunteers within teams across our organisation

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Important information about becoming a volunteer

When becoming a volunteer, there are several things to keep in mind, ranging from how to begin to how expenses are covered.

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Volunteer with our events team

Volunteer with our events team

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Volunteer with children and young people

Over 800 people give up their time to support The Children's Society to help children and young people achieve a Good Childhood. You could join them.

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Become a volunteer speaker

Our speakers are passionate about our work and volunteer to spread the message - join in and help boost the income we raise in your area

We worked with more than 23,000 children at risk last year. Your donations make this support possible.



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Our volunteers are vital to helping tackle the causes of poverty and neglect that harm children's lives