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Volunteers are vital to the work and mission of I CAN. Our volunteers are achieving wonderful things to help support children’s speech, language and communication. Some of the volunteers are getting practical information out to parents and practitioners, some are working directly with children at our schools and some are helping our events team arrange fantastic fundraising events amongst other things.

In order to ensure that we provide the best practices and best experiences for our valuable volunteers. I CAN have signed up to the London Volunteers Management Charter, which has been endorsed by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. The Charter gives clear guidance as to what makes excellent volunteering experiences, and provides assurance for volunteers looking to get involved in organisations.

Volunteering at I CAN will give you:

A chance to try something new or add to your CV:

  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Enhance your existing skills and knowledge
  • Improve your employment prospects
  • Use your existing skills to benefit others

An opportunity to:

  • Be part of a team
  • Give something back to an organisation that helps children
  • Make a difference to the lives of others
  • Feel valued
  • Have quality time away from work or a busy lifestyle
  • Gain confidence and self-esteem

What would you like to do?

Volunteer at an I CAN school

Find out more about volunteering at I CAN's Meath School in Surrey

I CAN's Dawn House School in Nottinghamshire - No volunteer roles currently available

Volunteer at I CAN’s Central Office

Help out our events, fundraising, press or website teams in London

Please email your CV to to find out if there are roles currently available

Volunteer in your local area

For information about how you can find local volunteering opportunities email Why not take part in a fundraising challenge or set up your own community event?

Volunteer as a company

Let us know if your company or organisation is interested in supporting I CAN by emailing