Why volunteer with us?  

You will change a life but we promise it will change yours as well. We work with volunteers who are as passionate about supporting people with a learning disability as we are and we would love it if you join us.

In return we offer the chance to develop new skills and experience, as well as make new friends.


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Search our volunteering opportunities

Got time to share? Want to do some good in the world? We’ve got volunteering roles to suit different skill sets, time commitments and interests.

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We are:

  • Positive about volunteering making a difference
  • Caring about the people who volunteer with us
  • Trustworthy as a provider of volunteering opportunities
  • Challenging about unfair attitudes in society about learning disability
  • Inclusive of people from all backgrounds

Does that sound like you? If so, please have a look at our volunteering opportunities.

Interested in volunteering?

Are you interested but not quite sure what your options are, we would love to have a chat with you. Email volunteering@mencap.org.uk and we will get back to you.

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We support thousands of people with a learning disability to do the things they love. 

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