Meet our volunteers

Meet some of the amazing people changing lives through wishes

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Our volunteers are crucial in helping us change lives. The roles are varied, from Wish Visiting or fundraising, to cheering or researching. Here, you can meet some of our amazing volunteers who are changing the lives of desperately ill children through wishes.

Our community of volunteers is nearly 1,000 strong, comprising of people of all ages, from various backgrounds and from all over the UK. Some have been with us for a month, while others have volunteered faithfully for over 30 years!

For however long you can and would like to commit to volunteering, we'd love to hear from you.

Meet our volunteers

Below, some of our volunteers talk about the role they play in the organisation and what volunteering means to them. Read their stories and find the perfect volunteer role for yourself.

Paul from Rochester

Wish visitor, public speaker, special events volunteer and wish attendee

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Adrian from Littlehampton

Wish visitor, volunteer trainer and public speaker

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Sally from Wokingham,

Challenge Events Volunteer

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Toni from Winsford

Wish visitor, former wish mum and volunteer ambassador

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Simon from Lincolnshire

Wish visitor, public speaker and volunteer trainer; former wish dad

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Lynne from Aberdeen

Collection Tin Coordinator and Wish Visitor

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Current opportunities

Search for current volunteering opportunities close to you.

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Volunteer information

The answers to our most frequently asked questions about volunteering

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Volunteer Resources

Useful resources to help you in your role as a Make-A-Wish volunteer.

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