Opportunities for young people

You can volunteer in most of our services from age 15. Plus there are opportunities to raise money, run a uni group or do work experience with us.

Benefits of volunteering with us

  • Learn new skills and meet new people.
  • Boost your confidence and your CV.
  • Get to know more about how charities work.
  • Join us and be part of a global movement.
  • Help us

Find out more about volunteering with the Red Cross.

Get accredited for your time

Volunteer with us and get certification for your time. Whether that’s through our internal programme, vInspired or the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) scheme. You can do your DofE volunteering with the Red Cross, and if you’re 14 or over you could count fundraising with us towards your award.

Would your organisation like to support young volunteers?

Download our free Inspired Action toolkit for top tips and resources for supporting young volunteers, with a focus on including disabled young people.