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12 Jan 2016

Staff volunteering and fundraising opportunities

January is a time for resolutions and new challenges, so why not get involved in some fantastic volunteering and fundraising activities this year? There are a range of fun and exciting opportunities on offer:

Tandem skydive

The chance to skydive is one you will not want to miss. A qualified tandem instructor does all of the hard work for you, allowing you to enjoy the exhilarating feeling of flying through the clouds from over 10,000 feet! It is a truly unforgettable experience.

When: Wednesday 25th May

Fundraising target: £400 for a charity of your choice

London to Paris cycle

From one iconic city to the next, you will cycle approximately 240 miles through the heart of London, through the French countryside and down the beautiful streets of Paris.

When: 8th - 11th July 2016

Fundraising target: £165 registration; £995 fundraising for Breast Cancer Now

Mentoring with TwentyTwenty

Could you spare an hour a week to support young people (11- 19) to expand their life choices? By becoming a mentor, you can increase a young person’s vision, confidence and make them more employable.

When: 1hr a week, flexible around your schedule

Tough Guy

This event is the ultimate test of strength, determination and bravery. Tough Guy is a world famous assault course where you will face muddy fields, unforgiving hill slaloms, underwater tunnels and hidden dangers to push yourself to the max.

Find out more here:

Volunteer in Ghana

Working with Thrive Africa, you could spend 2, 3 or 4 weeks in Ghana to build farms, renovate schools and libraries and giving much needed support to communities who need it. Find out more here: 

If you would like to find out more about any of these opportunities, please contact Steph Noble on