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Thinking about giving your time, energy or skills to help create a world without type 1 diabetes?

Whether you have an hour, days or months to give, your contribution will make a huge difference to the thousands of people around the world affected by type 1 diabetes.

Ways to get involved

Whether you want to enhance your CV, meet others to build your social network or be part of an exhilirating national event, we have an opportunity for you. Write an article for our blog, speak about type 1 diabetes at your local school, cheer on our marathon runners or share a professional skill - whatever you're interested in, explore how you can help us and become part of our team today. To get in touch contact the team by emailing volunteering@jdrf.org.uk

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Support national events like the London Marathon, become a T1 Speaker or get involved with our Community Ambassador scheme

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Volunteer FAQs

From training to expenses to ongoing support to achieve your goals, our FAQs page has all the answers

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Why volunteer for JDRF?

Meet others with a connection to type 1, gain new skills, have fun and make lasting friendships

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Youth Ambassador Programme

If you’d like to bust the myths and teach people the facts about type 1 diabetes, become a JDRF Youth Ambassador to campaign and act for change.

Insight and Experience Panel

Your voice matters! Volunteer and help shape our work to ensure it remains relevant to people living with type 1 diabetes.

Volunteer for a clinical trial

Take part in a medical research study that aims to help to cure, prevent or treat type 1 diabetes. There are clinical trials available throughout the UK.

Learn more about taking part in research