Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

Our amazing volunteers help us to support people with learning disabilities and their family carers

Want to Volunteer to help at Midland Mencap?

Here at Midland Mencap, our amazing volunteers help us to support people with learning disabilities and their family carers in so many different ways.

From pitching in at one of our sporting events to supporting someone to try out a new hobby to getting involved behind the scenes: when it comes to volunteering, the possibilities are endless! Interested in joining us?

If you have skills to share and a passion for helping others, we would love to hear from you.

active volunteers.

What some of our volunteers have said


“I couldn’t have hoped for more as a volunteering experience – they are a wonderful group to work with and so is the Midland Mencap team as a whole. I really look forward to Tuesday nights and am so pleased to be involved”
Jenny (Football Volunteer)

“Volunteering as part of the Autism Library is really enjoyable. There is a real nice feel of social interaction with clients and colleagues. Because of this, I always leave the Walsall Hub with a smile on my face”
Matthew (Autism Library Volunteer)

“I really enjoyed my volunteering experience with Midland Mencap, it is one of the best things I have done! Thank you!”
Bethan (Fun & Friendships Volunteer)

“I have had the most amazing experience volunteering with you. Thank you so much for the opportunity to work along side great colleagues and service users”
Chloe (Fun & Friendships Volunteer)

“Thank you so much for welcoming me into the Midland Mencap group, it’s been an absolute pleasure spending time with the swimmers and Laura and the other volunteers. All the best for the future and I hope Midland Mencap continues to grow through the brilliant job you all do.”
Sian (Love to Swim Volunteer)

“I would like to say a massive thank you for Midland Mencap. I was looking for an opportunity to do something useful with my free time and Midland Mencap did a lot more. I enjoyed every single moment that I worked as a volunteer.”
Walter (Community and Sports Volunteer)

“Really enjoyed my time there, would have stayed longer if it wasn’t for a change in location. I had a wonderful time volunteering so thank you”
Alison (Volunteer Admin Assistant)

“I am really pleased with my time at Footy on Tuesday nights. The staff (Steve and Abdul) as well as other volunteers and the clients have made me feel welcome and part of a great group of people. I am hoping my knees keep it possible to play and join in as much as I hope”
Paul (Football Volunteer)

“Thank you for all the support you have given me. I will always cherish my time with Midland Mencap.”
Vignesh (Creative Photography Volunteer)

“My time with Midland Mencap has renewed my faith in people and has been very rewarding. It helps me to maintain a positive sense about the world in which we live.”
Glenn (Front of House Volunteer)

“However good or bad my day at work has been the people I meet volunteering give me a real lift. There’s a really friendly and welcoming atmosphere at every session”
response to 2016 annual volunteer survey

“It is a really enjoyable experience, staff and service users are very friendly and you get to meet new people”
response to 2016 annual volunteer survey