Volunteering is just one way that will make a huge difference to the charities and organisations in Milton Keynes.

Find out how you can volunteer to gain experience, build confidence, give back and support a cause close to your heart.


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Mind, Body & Soul

Volunteering has always been known for bettering Mental Health. For most people, doing something positive for the community makes them feel more valued.

Advance your Career

In order to get into the career you want, you need experience, you offering your free services to someone in need is still experience and may give you that portfolio you needed.

Grow your network

Volunteering for even just one place gives you that opportunity to grow your network, meet that one person who you may require their assistance in the future. 

Transitions UK are looking for a volunteer who would love to help with fundraising and event organising for them. This is perfect for anyone who has has been in the industry for years or someone looking to gain experience to develop their career in events.  

Ride High are looking for volunteers that can help them with their riding lessons (You do not have to have experience) and sessions outside in the Yard after February half term. These sessions will run everyday between 4.30pm and 6.30pm at their centre in Loughton.

They are looking for a creative social media volunteer to help manage our platforms and connect with our different supporters. Ideally they would like to support at least once a week to help create service related posts and website click throughs.

They are looking for an experienced photographer to help support our presence at the London Marathon this October. Duties will include capturing live moments as people run past and engage with family members, taking shots of our different cheering points and also our celebration volunteers who help congratulate runners as they finish their race.

Call for Hospital Navigator Volunteers to deliver new YMCA MK Initiative
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of local young people
affected by serious violence? If yes, then come and join our team as a
Hospital Navigator Volunteer.


This is an exciting time for YMCA MK. We are in the process of launching a new Hospital Navigator Scheme in partnership with Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) and Thames Valley Police, to provide support to young people who present at MKUH because of serious violence. Through this initiative, we can support patients and navigate them back into the community, building resilience and offering mentoring to prevent further
incidents that could lead them back into hospital.


This vital work will be led by our Hospital Navigator Co-ordinator, Tayler Tookey, who will manage a team of volunteers. We’re looking for people who can show empathy and patience and have a genuine passion for supporting young people. Speaking about the volunteers Tayler said, “This is a truly unique opportunity to make a life-changing impact on a young person’s life.


Sadly, we see too often new reports of local young people who have lost their lives due to serious violence. Through this new initiative, we will provide the intervention that give  young people an alternative route. With the support of volunteers, we can make a real difference to our local community.” In return for your time, you will receive full training and support from YMCA MK.

To find out more about becoming a Hospital Navigator Volunteer, email Tayler
today – tayler@mkymca.com.

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