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There are more than 3.9 million people living with diabetes, and our volunteers help them in many ways. Whether you can spare an hour a month or a day a week, there are a range of activities that you can take part in to get involved with our work.

You can help us to organise an event, deliver 'Know your Risk' assesments at one of our Roadshows, run a Diabetes UK Local Group or explore these pages to find more great volunteer roles – whatever inspires you to get involved. You can also find out what's going on in your area.

For more information on volunteering opportunities, you can call our team on 020 7424 1000, email volunteering@diabetes.org.uk or select the volunteer now button. 

  • Support people living with diabetes

    Dealing with diabetes can be hard: it's often helpful to meet other people who have been through a similar situation. They can offer understanding, help and support at an important time

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  • Help out at Diabetes UK offices

    There are many ways you can volunteer for Diabetes UK in our offices, including organising events, providing administration support, researching and gathering information, and helping with enquiries

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  • Volunteer in your area

    If you want to make sure that people understand about diabetes, why not volunteer in your area and help our team to deliver awareness raising events, our speaker scheme, or 'Know your Risk' risk assessments?

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  • Diabetes UK Involvement Network

    Diabetes UK has created an innovative way of helping people to influence its work. The Involvement Network is a flexible way for people living with diabetes to get involved with our decision-making

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  • Volunteers' stories

    Find out more about what our volunteers do, why they got involved and what they gain from volunteering

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  • Involve Newsletter

    Involve is our newsletter for volunteers, keeping you up to date with everything that is happening at Diabetes UK, and is a chance to hear about the great work that other volunteers are doing

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