Apply to become a volunteer

At Meningitis Now we rely heavily on our network of dedicated volunteers without whom we couldn't operate nearly as effectively or successfully.

We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible Community Volunteers who are willing to consider requests we may have, from helping at an organised event to supporting our campaigns, or using their initiative to raise awareness of meningitis and the work of Meningitis Now in their community.

Please download our Community Volunteer role description to find out more, and complete the below form to join our volunteer team.

Volunteering Application Form

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Applicants details
Minimum age is 14

Parent/Carers Permission for Minors (under 18)

If different to above
Please note that for volunteers aged 14 and 15 you will need to be accompanied by an appropriate adult whilst volunteering on our behalf
Emergency Contact Details
Other details
Please give brief details of any meningitis experience you have, whether personal or through family or friends. Did you/they receive support from Meningitis Now?

Photo ID and Consent
For activities which you undertake on behalf of Meningitis Now as a volunteer, you will need to have a photo id with you.  Please upload a recent head and shoulders photo which we will use for your Meningitis Now Volunteer ID badge.  

Meningitis Now uses photographs and video film for publicity purposes.  These images may appear in our printed publications, on our website, or both.  We may also send them to the news media.  We require your permission to do this. 
May we use your images:
Yes No

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Please provide details of two independent referees who we can contact to provide a character reference for you.
Interview and Declaration
We would like to arrange a time to contact you for an informal telephone interview.  Please indicate your preferred time below:
Volunteer Declaration
I understand that the contact details I have provided on this form will be used to contact me about volunteering.  This will include, but is not limited to, volunteer news, surveys & opportunities.
By typing in your full name you are signing this declaration
Keep In Touch

Meningitis Information - includes updates about the impact of the disease, vaccine programmes, our campaigns, and media activity How we support those affected - includes our Family Days, Believe & Achieve weekends, Forever Days, invitations to some key events organised by us e.g. Christmas Carol Concerts How you can support us - includes information about donating your time through volunteering or organising fundraising activities, how to get involved by taking part in an event such as Three Peaks Challenge, or our Five Valleys Walk and how you can donate to us through our cash appeals, or by purchasing merchandise e.g. Christmas cards

We will only communicate with you about the aspect(s) of our work you’ve requested, in the way(s) that you have requested. We may also contact you for administrative purposes or to fulfil a service or request.  We never sell our supporter data and only share this with suppliers helping us in our cause. To find out more about how we process personal data and respect your rights, please visit our privacy policy.