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Help us by giving your time

We could not support the young people we do without the fantastic help of our volunteers. There are over 13,500 volunteers providing support to young people in communities throughout the UK.

Whatever your motivation to volunteer, whether it is to gain experience, develop skills, achieve accreditation, take advantage of the training opportunities or if you are looking for something that will enable you to give something back to your community, we want to get you involved.

This year we are really keen to involve volunteers in helping to raise our profile. If you have particular skills and/or interest in communications, such as social media or fundraising, and would like to get involved please email


Cycle London to Brighton - Sunday 11 September 2016

Leave the buzz of London behind and join over 4,000 fellow cyclists as you face the challenge of a 54-mile journey down to Brighton. No previous experience is required and with a bit of training you will be saddle-ready in no time at all! All you need to do is pledge to raise £250 and pay a £25 entry fee. Secure your place today!


Swim Serpentine - Saturday 24 September 2016

Distance: One-mile open water

Minimum sponsorship: £300

Registration fee: £50

Take the plunge in this brand new open water swimming event held at The Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Nearly 6,000 participants are expected to swim the one-mile course which is suitable for regular swimmers and those up for a challenge.  With waved starts and no time limit, you’ll be able to take your time to complete the course.

To take part in these events contact

5,000 young people benefited from Ambition Giving funding

90 years on and young people are still supported by Ambition

£1.3m invested in local organisations in 2015

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