Help people get out and about

Can you donate a few hours of your time to help people in your area who need a wheelchair?

A British Red Cross volunteer delivers a wheelchair

What our volunteers do

After an accident or illness, many people are left stranded at home. 

We need your help to run our wheelchair service so we can provide wheelchairs to people near you.

How to get involved

Customer service volunteers

When accidents happen or illness restricts people’s ability to get out and about our customer service volunteers are there to help people get back their independence.

Find your nearest opportunity and sign up to be a customer service volunteer today.

South of England

Midlands and East of England

North of England

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Wales

Driver and warehouse roles

Our volunteer drivers use their people and driving skills to deliver and collect wheelchairs from people's homes.

Our warehouse volunteers use their practical and organisational skills to clean and maintain our stock of wheelchairs and other mobility equipment. 

Search for the key words ‘warehouse’ and 'driver' on our volunteer recruitment website to see if there are vacancies in your area.

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What we can offer you

Volunteering in your area will give you the chance to:

  • meet new people
  • learn new skills
  • offer practical help to members of your own community.

We will pay your expenses and provide you with full training and support.

What you can expect

You could help with:

  • delivering wheelchairs and other equipment
  • taking requests for wheelchairs from members of the public
  • cleaning and maintaining the stock to make sure it’s in top shape for our customers.