Volunteer with us

Be part of the Brighter Futures team and help us to make a real difference.

Why Volunteer?

Do you want to give something back? There are many reasons why people want to volunteer for us.  We aim to make you feel valued and help you achieve your goals whilst we achieve ours. 

We will try and make your experience rewarding and enjoyable by providing you with any support and training you need.

How to Apply

To volunteer for Brighter Futures please contact the Fundraising Team.  We will then send you any relevant forms to complete and arrange to meet you.

Volunteer Profiles

Collection Box Coordinator

Bucket Collection and Bag Packing

Event Volunteer

If you have any specialist skills that you would like to put to good use then do get in touch.

We are very proud of our volunteers and the contribution they make.  Click on the links below to read some quotes from a few of our volunteers:

Jill, Helen, Adrian

Current Volunteering Opportunities 

Brighter Futures Christmas Fair

When: Sunday 24th November 2019

Where: Grange Community Centre, Grange Drive, Swindon SN3 4JY

Time: 9am -4pm 

We are looking for volunteers to help out on the Brighter Futures stalls and the car park. You can choose to stay all day or help for a few hours. In the past this has always been a fun event with Father Christmas and his elf, lots of stalls, choirs and a fantastic festive atmosphere. 

Santa Vs Rudolph Run

When: Sunday 1st December 2019

Where: Lydiard Park, Swindon

Time: 8:30am – 12pm (depending on role) 

We are looking for volunteers to register participants, marshal, or give out medals. Previously, when it was the Reindeer Run this has typically been a great family event with lots of runners and walkers dressed up and everyone having lots of fun. 

Charity Abseil

When: Saturday 18th January 2020

Where: Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm 

We are looking for volunteers to help register participants, make refreshments and marshal. You can choose to stay all day or help for a few hours. This event will be raising funds for Music Therapy on our Children’s Ward and it will be very exciting to watch the participants scale down the 90ft drop from the Great Western Hospital roof.

If you are able to volunteer and would like to help us then please either give us a call on 01793 605631 or email gwh.fundraising@nhs.net