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As a local community charity, YMCA Fairthorne Group relies on a dedicated volunteering team to reach out and engage even more children, young people and families across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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What’s on offer?

There are a variety of volunteering opportunities available for people of all ages and across all areas and services, such as childcare, youth work, facilities, storytelling, and administration.

Having a standard recruitment procedure in place ensures that volunteering is safe and well-managed for everyone.  You will be provided with a training package that has been developed around each of our volunteering roles. Once you have applied to volunteer with us,  you’ll be kept fully informed about any recruitment and training packages.

Current volunteering opportunities

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Contact us

We would love for you to get in touch even if you have a general query or an idea on how you could help –  Email us at

To apply for any opportunities, please complete an application form and email it to

Job title: Volunteer Leader Programme

  • Location: YMCA Fairthorne Manor
  • Our Summer 2022 positions are now closed; information regarding our 2023 positions will be available from November 2022. 

Job title: Childcare/Nursery Volunteer (Summer)

  • Location: YMCA Fairthorne Manor
  • Hours: 11th July – 2 September 2022

Job title: Promotional Events Volunteer

  • Location: Various locations across Hampshire
  • Hours:  Various events between April-September

Job title: Library Assistant

  • Location: YMCA Weston Library
  • Hours:  Minimum 3 hours per week

Job title: Walice the Fox Mascot Volunteer

  • Location: Various locations across Hampshire
  • Hours: Various events throughout the year

Job title: Video/Content Editor

  • Location: Southampton & working from home
  • Hours: Various projects throughout the year

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