Charities like Kidney Care UK will always need supporters – but we know that not everyone is able to afford to give their support to us financially. Which is why we’re always keen to hear from people who are able to donate to us their time or their skills, knowledge and experience. We regularly post volunteering opportunities on this page so keep checking back to see what’s going on and how you can get involved.
I’d like to volunteer my time
Throughout the year we will be looking for people to volunteer to help the charity. This will mostly be at events but it may also be through sharing your experiences on a survey.
Transplant Games volunteer
We’re looking for volunteers to help us at our stand at the Transplant Games in North Lanarkshire in Scotland between 27 and 30 July. We’re looking for volunteers to help on our stand in three hour slots across all three days (9am-12.30pm and 12.30pm – 4pm).
If you're interested please contact us
Courtney is an HNC Applied Science student at Ayrshire College undertaking an investigation into Organ development. She is looking into a condition called Renal Agenesis and would appreciate a minute or two of your time to fill in an online survey.
I'd like to volunteer my experience
We have a Patient Advisory Group (PAG) made up of various kidney patients throughout the UK who meet 3-4 times a year and help shape our communications, give feedback on our research focus, advise us on psychosocial support and represent us at events across the UK. We are not currently seeking new members but we will post here if and when we do.
We are always looking for case studies to help demonstrate the impact of kidney disease and the impact that the charity has had on patients’ lives. This might be via a quote and image that we share on our website, printed materials, or on social media, or it could be by working with our Communications team by speaking to the media, and appearing in a magazine, or national, regional or local papers, TV or radio.
Holiday Grant Case Studies - We’re looking for people who have been given a holiday grant from Kidney Care UK (or when we were known as the British Kidney Patient Association) in 2016 or 2017, and who can provide a short quote and photo that we can share with other kidney patients who are not aware of this service we provide. I
If you are interested in becoming a case study please contact us
We’re always looking for quality images to be used on our website. If you're a photographer willing to donate images for us to use please contact us