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Thank you for your interest in Volunteering for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance!

Why do we need Volunteers?

Volunteers provide much needed additional support to the charity by promoting closer working relationships within our local communities, increasing fundraising opportunities, developing new initiatives and also providing valuable skills and experience. Volunteers are an integral part of the team, without help of people such as you we could not raise the much needed funds to keep this vital service flying.

The volunteering roles that are available are very flexible and volunteers can help us on a regular or occasional basis to suit your availability.

Roles Available

  • Events Volunteer: No minimum requirement or commitment – Help out at ad hoc events as and when you like!
  • Registered Roles: Minimum requirement 4 opportunities per year.
  • Community Event Fundraisers
  • Public Speakers
  • Cheque Presentation Speakers
  • Supermarket Collectors/Bag Packing
  • Collection Tins

Benefits of volunteering

  • Increases your status and value within your community
  • Builds confidence and a sense of achievement
  • Offers a sense of ‘belonging’ i.e. part of a team
  • Gives enjoyment and develops enthusiasm
  • Offers new experiences and new contacts
  • Make new friends
  • Develops various personal skills
  • Helps a fantastic cause and to help SAVE LIVES

Roles Available

Events Volunteer:

  • No minimum requirement needed – you will always be with one of our registered volunteers or staff.
  • To help raise funds and awareness for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
  • Helping out at summer events/gala’s
  • Events out and about in the community
  • Events at Supermarkets, Retail Centres and many more!
  • Bucket Collections

Registered Volunteer:

Community Event Fundraiser

  • To help raise funds and awareness for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
  • Attending community events as a representative of the YAA
  • To take YAA stock/merchandise, and stall equipment if able
  • To attend helicopter visits and assist with the helicopter landing and crowd control.
  • To feedback to YAA staff after the event
  • To promote the charity at any chance
  • To deal with money and bank complete with relevant paperwork

Public Speakers

Bag Pack or Supermarket Collectors

Cheque Presentation Speakers

Collection Tin & Information Point Stewards

“Volunteering for the YAA is so much fun” Read what some of our existing Volunteers have to say…

What Happens Next

Please get back in touch and let us know roles you may be interested in. We’ll then give you a call or email to discuss going forward and we are excited for to having you on board and helping to keep the helicopters in the air and saving lives!

We look forward to hearing from you

To find out more about the events volunteer role please email Jill on

To find out more about the registered volunteer role, please email your local community fundraiser

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