How To Volunteer

Would you like to make a difference to people with learning disabilities and autism in your community? We have volunteering opportunities to suit everyone, however much time you have to give.

Can you spare a few hours?

  • Weekly
  • Fortnightly
  • Monthly
  • Occasionally

We have opportunities to volunteer during the day, evening and at weekends to fit in with your lifestyle.



Volunteering Opportunities

For more information about specific volunteering opportunities, take a look at Volunteering with Adults and Children’s Activities for details of supporting children or adults at our social clubs and day activity service, and our Fundraising Volunteers page for details of getting involved with fundraising events, eBay and publicity.


Photo: Keith Bernstein


Application Forms

Volunteering with Children and Adults

If you have decided you want to volunteer at one of our Clubs or our Mencap Enables Day Activity Service, please fill out the application form in Word and email to Abbi Chambers,



If you are interested in volunteering with our fundraising team or at Are You Listening? Music Festival, please fill out the relevant application form (which can be downloaded from the boxes on the right of this page) and email to


Not sure what you want to do and need more information before you decide? Please email or call 0118 966 2518 to find out more.


All volunteers will be DBS checked.