Help a child sparkle

Volunteers at Sparkle will tell you how they love working with friendly colleagues and how enjoyable and rewarding the work can be.

We are always looking for volunteers at Sparkle. If you would like to volunteer, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you in marketing, administration, fundraising and much more.

There are many reasons people choose to volunteer and here are just a few:

★ Support Sparkle’s cause and good work
★ Get out and do something different
★ Obtain valuable work experience and improve a CV
★ Gain new skills and meet new people
★ Have fun


Aquatic Helper


To offer assistance to children/young people with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties from within the swimming pool, under the supervision of a swimming teacher. The role may also entail offering support to the swimming teacher in a poolside capacity, by observing the children/young people within the lesson, and also assisting with administration duties.


Volunteer Fundraiser


To support the Sparkle Fundraising and Marketing team with a range of fundraising duties. Helping to raise vital funds for Sparkle by using your local knowledge to engage further support for our cause


General Admin


The main role of the general admin support volunteer is to undertake basic admin and database functions. The volunteer will carry out volunteer duties alongside admin staff employed by Sparkle.





Sports and Activities Volunteer

The role of the sports & activities volunteer is to run a session unsupervised or assist with sport & activity sessions for children & young people with a disability and/or developmental difficulty providing them with the opportunity to take part in activities, meet new people and develop skills.







What our volunteers say

"I enjoy it! I meet new people here and it's nice seeing the children come in and then back again later, as you can see their progress." - Margaret, one of Sparkle's Cafe Volunteers.