Are you ready to make a change in your local area and become a part of your local fundraising group? If you love socialising with others or simply want to get involved with events in your local community, then becoming a fundraiser could be the right step for you.

Since volunteering I have discovered that I am actually capable of organising events and remaining calm (most of the time!). I’ve gained both self-confidence and a feeling of satisfaction that I have helped to improve the lives of other people, even if only in a small way.
Alison, Fundraiser
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Search for a volunteering opportunity near you

If you would like to become a fundraiser for Guide Dogs, the next step is to check if there is an opportunity available near you. You can use the search option below to find all volunteering opportunities near you and if you don't see a fundraising option – don't worry! We update our opportunities all the time so make sure you check back in.

What you'll be doing

In this interactive volunteer role, your support will include getting involved in these activities

  • Getting involved with events in your local community; it could be a dog show, a summer fete, or a collection at your local store. The possibilities are endless.
  • Interacting with the community to help raise awareness and funds for Guide Dogs.
  • Being part of a group of like-minded people; supporting each other at events.
  • Being an ambassador for Guide Dogs!

You'll ideally

  • Enjoy socialising and creating bonds with others.
  • Have good communication skills.

If you don’t feel you tick every box but are sure this role is the one for you, we’d love to hear from you! We’re always open to suggestions and are very happy to chat with you to find out what’s possible, so please just get in touch on

What you'll get

  • The satisfaction in knowing you are supporting people with sight loss to live actively, independently, and well.
  • A flexible role where you can dedicate as little or as much time as you want.
  • An opportunity to build your experience in communication and interpersonal skills.
  • To have fun interacting with others, including people within Guide Dogs and members of the public.
  • A sense of pride in contributing to events that will help support Guide Dogs.
  • A dedicated volunteer manager and fellow peers who will help support you throughout your role.

Training and support

Our volunteers are given first hand training to succeed in this role! This is delivered in an interactive engaging manner, using a group zoom session.

If you have questions about the training requirements, we can answer these at your interview along with any other support or accessibility needs you may have.

Volunteering for Guide Dogs should never leave you out of pocket. We’ll make sure we pay any expenses related to volunteering with us, including travel costs.

What we need from you

The minimum age of this volunteer role is 18.