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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.



We are now recruiting for our autumn/winter internships. The internship will run September - December for 3 months, working 3 days per week. If you are not able to commit to working 3 days per week, get in touch and we will consider your case individually.

This is a voluntary placement: we will pay expenses to cover travel inside London and lunch.

You will support community and trust fundraising: event management, research, donor support, marketing initiatives. You will gain experience of working in fundraising in an international development charity.

Download the full job description here

Deadline: Friday 8th August. Please note that we consider applications on a rolling basis, so we may close applications before this date.

To apply: Submit your CV and a covering letter (maximum one page) to Sarah at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk

More information: Contact Sarah at shardy@afghanaid.org.uk or on 020 7065 0825.

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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