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Afghanaid is always on the lookout for volunteers. We run a number of events and collections throughout the year and welcome individuals who are able to give their time.


Cheer Team Afghanaid at the London Marathon

The London Marathon is nearly here. Our team of runners are training hard. Join us on Sunday 26 April to cheer our runners around the course and host a well-deserved Race Reception.

If you're thinking of running in 2016, this is a great opportunity to find out more.

What? We're looking for 20-25 people. You'll be positioned at either a cheerpoint or at the reception. You’ll set up and cheer, clap and congratulate every Afghanaid runner. Get ready to smile!

When? Sunday 26 April, 10am – 4pm

Where? Cheer point and reception along London Marathon course (locations to be confirmed)

Deadline for sign up? Sunday 5 April

Click here to fill in the form below or email Sarah Hardy at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk.

Other ways of getting involved

Bucket collections. Want to make a difference in Afghanistan?  We are looking for enthusiastic people to join us at a bucket collection for a couple of hours. Get ready to smile!

Next collection: 25 June 2014 at Old Street Underground Station, London.

Afghanaid collectors and singers

Contact Sarah at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk or +44 (0) 20 7065 0825 to book a volunteer slot.

Collections are held in London every month. Want to hold a collection in your area? Get in touch today and change lives.

London Marathon Cheer Spots- The Afghanaid team is looking for enthusiastic individuals and groups for an incredible one day volunteering experience on April 13th at the Virgin Money London Marathon. Contact Sarah at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk or +44 (0) 20 7065 0825 to take part.

General Events - Helping to sell merchandise, collect tickets and talk about Afghanaid at film showings, book launches, lectures etc.

Hosting your own event - we have information packs available on how to set up your own Apples for Afghanistan Party, Musical Event or Green Tea Party. Packs are available on our organise an event page.

Merchandise stalls and Christmas festivals - Afghanaid has range of merchandise such as books, CDs, DVDs and Afghan jewellery and embroidered items made by Afghan women refugees in Pakistan. Contact Sarah at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk or +44 (0) 20 7065 0825. for more information.  

Charity Challenges - Volunteer your time by taking on a challenge and raise money for Afghanaid. We have places on the London Marathon, New York Marathon, BUPA 10,000 race and Silverstone Half Marathon as well as treks around the world. Visit our challenge events page for more information.

Volunteer Interest Form

If any of the volunteer options listed above are of interest to you, please fill in the Volunteer Interest form below.

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