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Volunteer with us and make a valuable difference to people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus.

Any contribution you make, no matter how small, can have a big impact.

Two women sit at a desk. One wears headphones at a laptop. The other wears an RNID lanyard and helps them take a hearing check.

Find a volunteering opportunity

Our volunteers are vital in helping us make life fully inclusive for the 18 million people in the UK who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus.

We have remote and in-person volunteering opportunities available across the UK.

Our volunteers

Video: how our volunteers make a difference to our communities

“When you see the difference you can make to someone, it’s very fulfilling.”

Tom, RNID volunteer

Our volunteers are instrumental in delivering nationwide support and information to people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus. Their stories show what they gain from the experience, too.

Gerry’s volunteering story

Gerry started volunteering with RNID in 2003. As someone with hearing loss who’d been wearing hearing aids for many years, Gerry felt that by becoming a volunteer he could easily relate to people looking for support.
Read Gerry’s story

More about volunteering

It’s the immediacy of literally transforming someone’s life in an instant that appeals to me so much about my volunteering with RNID.” – Tom, volunteer at RNID Near You in Northern Ireland.

Read Tom’s story about volunteering with RNID.

Join us

Explore our available volunteering opportunities or make a general volunteering enquiry through the Contact Centre via email or live chat, call or text, or by using our BSL service, SignLive.

Investing in Volunteers

We achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality mark in 2023 for the work we do with volunteers across the UK.

Page last updated: 10 June 2024

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