Volunteers provide much-needed additional support to the Charity by spreading the word about YAA in local communities, increasing our fundraising opportunities, and providing valuable skills and experience. Volunteers are an integral part of our YAA family, without their help we could not raise the much-needed funds to keep this vital service flying.

We are always looking for enthusiastic, reliable, and committed people to join the team. Our volunteer’s passion and dedication mean that we can continue to be there for the people of Yorkshire and continue saving lives.

Our volunteer roles are flexible and can fit around you, whether that’s weekly, monthly, or a few times a year.

If you are a YAA volunteer looking for information about volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here to read our guidance.

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Benefits of volunteering

By volunteering, you can make a real difference…

• Become a vital part of the team and support the Charity in our fundraising activities

• Receive our Volunteer handbook, and a full induction including any necessary training for your role and access to ongoing development as part of your Volunteer Journey

• Be assigned a Volunteer Buddy as support in your first few months

• Receive weekly updates & invitations to Volunteer meetings and socials

• Meet like-minded volunteers and become part of the YAA family

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Next Steps

Once you have read through the information below, including the benefits of volunteering for YAA and our Volunteer stories, had a look at the types of volunteering roles available, and decided that you would like to volunteer with us, please complete the Volunteer Application Form. Once we have received your completed application form a member of the Fundraising team will be in touch.

Please note that if we want to take your application further, you will be required to attend four events and complete a short online induction as a trial before your role is made permanent.

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If you have any questions, please read our Volunteering FAQ’s in the first instance or email volunteer@yaa.org.uk

You can also read more about volunteering for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in our Volunteer Information Pack. You can view and download it here.

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Workplace Volunteering

If you are a business interested in supporting us, we have a number of volunteering opportunities for you and your staff. This could include attending existing events that we have in the diary to help out.

It is also a great opportunity for match funding if your company has this in place. For further information, please visit our Corporate Partnership pages.

If you are interested, please email volunteer@yaa.org.uk in the first instance.

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Volunteering for us

Find out which volunteering roles are currently available in your area and a description of all YAA volunteering positions.

 

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Our Volunteers

Meet some of our wonderful volunteers and read the story of why they chose to volunteer for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

 

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