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Volunteer your spare time and help us to grant more magical wishes

Our amazing group of volunteers, from all over the UK, use their time and skills to provide invaluable support to the charity and our wish families. Our volunteers range from 14 to 70 years old, and every one of them helps to bring joy into the lives of seriously ill children.

We have a range of exciting volunteer roles, no matter how much time you’ve got to spare – we have something for everyone.

Event Volunteer

Event volunteers are a critical network of volunteers for Rays of Sunshine to help make a difference to the lives of seriously ill children, and their families. Event volunteers will support Rays of Sunshine community fundraisers and our fundraising team with the organisation and running of fundraising events, such as bucket collections, marathon and half marathon cheer squads and firewalks, raising funds to help Rays of Sunshine continue to brighten the lives of seriously ill children across the U.K.

Event volunteers are a representative of Rays of Sunshine. They will be trained and well supported throughout the year by our dedicated fundraising team.

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Community Fundraising Volunteers

Community Fundraising volunteers are a critical network of volunteers who help Rays of Sunshine make a difference to the lives of seriously ill children, and their families, by raising awareness and funds for the work of Rays of Sunshine.

Community Fundraising volunteers are a representative of Rays of Sunshine in their local community. They will be trained and well supported throughout the year by our dedicated fundraising team. They will organise fundraising events for Rays of Sunshine throughout the year such as bake sales, sweepstakes or larger scale events, such as a charity ball or summer fete and encourage other individuals and organisations to raise vital funds for Rays of Sunshine, such as local businesses and community groups.

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Collection Tin Co-ordinator

Collection boxes are a vital source of income for Rays of Sunshine and we need your support to place and look after collection boxes in shops, pubs and cafes in your local area.

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Sunshine Researcher

We need your help to research schools, businesses and community groups in your area for us to approach and build relationships with.

With your support, we can reach new potential fundraisers, which will enable us to raise more vital funds and bring joy and happiness to the lives of seriously ill children across the UK.

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To apply for a volunteer role or for more information contact our fundraising team on 0208 782 1171 or email joshua@raysofsunshine.org.uk 

Challenges Ambassador 

Student Challenge Ambassadors will support Rays of Sunshine student challenge fundraisers by assisting with the organisation of fundraising events, fundraiser support activities and being the point of contact between student fundraisers and the Rays of Sunshine fundraising team. Most importantly, you’ll be raising funds to help Rays of Sunshine continue to brighten the lives of seriously ill children.

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To apply to be a challenge ambassador or for more information contact our fundraising team on 0208 782 1171 or email joshua@raysofsunshine.org.uk