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Volunteer in the UK

We welcome volunteers and interns at our London office when a suitable position is available. 

Current volunteer vacancies


Reception volunteer

We are currently looking for regular volunteers to help staff our reception desk. This role involves supporting our full-time receptionist by being the first point of contact for visitors and callers and providing general office support.  We have an opening for a regular Monday volunteer, as well as openings for additional support as and when required.

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Supporter services administration volunteer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and diligent person to work within the Supporter Operations team. The main purpose of this role is to support the team to keep our donors records up to date and thank them for their support via email and letter. The ideal candidate would gain satisfaction from completing administration tasks. Starting as soon as possible. Deadline for submissions: 26 June 2019.

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Volunteer Missing Maps Mentor

We are looking for mentor volunteers who can schedule a lunch session with at least one school. Volunteers join the one-hour mapping sessions at schools at lunch time on a week day twice a month, but some schools might ask for after-school sessions and support (around 4pm-5pm). 

Current partner schools are located in south east London, but as the community action project is growing, we also invite volunteers who would like to work in other parts of the capital.

Ideally, you can commit for six months or more during the school year, so that you and the students can benefit from working together over time. Some students map as part of their requirements to fulfilling their Duke of Edinburgh award, so projects run about two terms, usually starting in the early autumn.

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Volunteers are an essential part of MSF UK and are part of the team. We benefit from a strong group of regular volunteers who support our permanent staff. Volunteers work in positions which may involve clerical work or specialist skills and experience.

When volunteers have been with us for a period of time and know how our offices operate, there may be an opportunity to be included in more challenging projects.

Usually, placements are for a regular day, or days, each week for an optimum period of six months. Our volunteer placements are during regular working hours Monday to Friday.


MSF UK also offers a selection of paid internships. These are fixed term placements of three months full time, or six months part time.

Interns have worked in the Communications, Human Resources, IT and Programmes departments of MSF UK. Internships are an opportunity to develop specific skills through structured learning, coaching and regular review.

Internships demand a large time commitment, regular schedule and make a substantial contribution to our work. Applications can only be considered for advertised vacancies - please check this page on a regular basis for opportunities.

Equal Opportunities

MSF UK is an equal opportunities employer. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Volunteers, 18 years and older, from all backgrounds and interests are encouraged to contribute their time to MSF UK.

Some personal data about you is collected as part of our Equal Opportunities monitoring. Reports from this only use data in an anonymised form (so you cannot be identified from it) and are only shared within relevant internal functions. For more information on what personal data we collect and why, please read our Privacy Notice.

Volunteering in our Dublin office

If you are based in Ireland and interested in volunteering in our MSF Ireland office in Dublin.

All other enquiries

Due to the high volume of enquires we received about volunteering for MSF UK, we do not keep peoples details on file, please continually check this page on a regular basis for future vacancies.

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