By signing up to volunteer for WaterAid in the UK, you are helping us reach some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. Thank you!
At WaterAid, volunteers are at the heart of what we do. From joining a local group, becoming a speaker or helping out at an event, we have a whole host of opportunities available for you. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll be joining a global network committed to one thing: making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere.
All of our volunteering opportunities are based in the United Kingdom.
You must be aged 18 or over to volunteer for WaterAid
Give a few hours at one of our events! You could be doing anything from cheering on our event participants, working at our flagship obstacle course event, or bucket collecting at one of our music events. Find out more.
Can you inspire others to support WaterAid, whilst delivering vital services at the some of the UK’s most exciting festivals? Are you a happy camper come rain or shine? If so, apply to volunteer with WaterAid over the summer!
Do you have a passion for public speaking? Then why not become a Volunteer Speaker, delivering inspiring talks about WaterAid in your local community. We provide training, resources and ongoing support. Find out more.
Do you want to raise funds and awareness for WaterAid in the long-term, and meet other likeminded WaterAid supporters? Then you should join one of our Local Fundraising Groups! Find out if there is one in your area. Please note, if you check this box, the contact information you have provided above may be shared with our Local Group Volunteer Coordinators, who will be in touch with more information about joining your nearest Local Group.
Could you be the voice of WaterAid on your campus? As a WaterAid Student Ambassador or Society member, you’ll have the opportunity to learn important skills, meet new people and gain valuable experience for life after university, all whist helping to tackle the global water and sanitation crisis. Find out more.
WaterAid will do our best to ensure you feel confident, happy and supported during your volunteering role. We will provide you with the information you need to volunteer, and we will be here to assist you if you have any issues or queries.
In return, we ask our volunteers to follow the WaterAid values, be considerate when representing WaterAid, and always leave others with a positive view of WaterAid and the work that we do. If your role involves handling cash, we ask you to follow the cash-handling guidelines that we provide you with.
We’d love to keep you updated on how your support is making change happen. We will send you information about our work, campaigns, opportunities to get involved and fundraising. Simply let us know how you’d like to hear from us.