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As a charity, the Perkins is reliant on the help of volunteers and supporters to make our work possible. If you are passionate about making a difference and helping in our mission to improve community health, then consider volunteering your precious time with the Perkins.

To do our work we need a variety of volunteers. Becoming a volunteer with the Perkins will involve donating your time to assist us, but how much time you give is entirely up to you. The benefits of becoming a volunteer include:

  • Helping others in our community
  • Personal satisfaction in doing something worthwhile
  • Assisting us advance our cause in finding answers to major health issues


We are always on the lookout for specific skilled and general volunteers. Below are some of the roles where you can volunteer, and help make a difference for your community.

Volunteering in the labs

Due to overwhelming demand, unfortunately we are unable to take on any volunteers for laboratory work at this stage.

Office support

You can support our mission by helping at public seminars and open days, assisting with mailouts or computer work.For more information please contact us on [email protected]

Corporate volunteer days

Bring your whole team in for a corporate volunteer day. If your business has a set of skills that you would like to donate to the Perkins, we can create a mutually-beneficial project that unites our workforces and makes a difference to our shared community.

For more information please contact us on [email protected]

Event volunteering

We have two major events that fundraise for cancer research at the Perkins. These events are reliant on the help of many volunteers, who graciously give up their time to support the people who participate in these events.Setting up marquees and tents, handing out flyers and food or simply cheering on our participants. These are all vital roles that make an enormous difference to an event’s success. If you’re interested in hearing more, contact [email protected]