Give your time

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 communications@ambitionuk.org.

Fundraising

Brighton Marathon

Date: Sunday 9 April 2017

Distance: 26.2 miles

Registration fee: £40

Minimum sponsorship target: £350

We have places available for the Brighton Marathon! Now the second largest in the UK, the Brighton Marathon offers a great alternative to the London Marathon within one of the UK’s most vibrant cities.

The Marathon offers a spectacular route including views such as the Brighton Pavilion, and the iconic costal road and picturesque panoramic views finishing next to the famous pier. By taking part and raising money for Ambition, you will help enable young people to do better at school, find employment and improve their health and wellbeing by developing confidence, life skills and resilience.

London Marathon

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017

Distance: 26.2 miles

Registration fee: £95

Minimum sponsorship target: £2000
 

We are pleased to announce that we have one place available for the Virgin Money London Marathon! This is the chance to run in the world’s most famous marathon and impact the lives of young people. You will join over 39,000 runners along the 26.2 mile route to run through London’s iconic landscape.

By taking part and raising money for Ambition, you will help enable young people to do better at school, find employment and improve their health and wellbeing by developing confidence, life skills and resilience.

 

Prudential Ride London

Date: Saturday 29 July 2017
 
Distance: 100 miles
 
Registration fee: £35
 
Minimum sponsorship target: £475
 

Developed by the Mayor of London in 2013 to celebrate the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, Prudential RideLondon is an outstanding test of pedal power.

The exceptional route starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and follows a special route through the capital into Surrey’s picturesque countryside. You will be joined by 20,000 other cyclists as they take on this 100-mile challenge.

By taking part in any of these events and raising money for Ambition, you will help enable young people to do better at school, find employment and improve their health and wellbeing by developing confidence, life skills and resilience.

Have your own place?

If you have been successful in getting your own place, we’d love to have you on our team. There’s no set minimum sponsorship, all we ask is that you raise what you can and join in on the team spirit!

We will be on hand to support you in reaching your fundraising targets and preparing for the big day.

To join our team and fundraise for young people throughout the UK, please contact jenny@ambitionuk.org

81% of participants felt more engaged at school

90% of annual expenditure directly supports young people in local communities

1,000 young people volunteered through our programmes

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