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Poppy Appeal volunteers

Each year hundreds of thousands amazing volunteers help us raise millions of pounds during our Poppy Appeal.

We really couldn’t do it without them!

There are so many ways to get involved in Poppy Appeal, from organising fundraising campaigns in your local area to distributing poppies - there's something for everyone. 

 

City Poppy Day Volunteers

Applications for 2020 city Poppy Day volunteers will open soon. Please check back for updates. In the meantime, you can apply for other Poppy Appeal roles. 

 

Poppy Appeal Collector

Our Poppy Appeal Collectors are the face of the Legion during the Poppy Appeal and help collect donations whilst distributing thousands of Poppies across the country.

As a Poppy Appeal Collector you are raising vital funds, helping us to provide lifelong support for the Armed Forces Community.

Our Poppy Appeal runs during October-November each year. Download the Poppy Appeal Collector role description to find out more.

Apply now

Poppy Appeal Organiser

Our Poppy Appeal Organisers (and their deputies,) along with our Community Fundraisers, plan and organise our Poppy Appeal in local areas throughout the year.

As a Poppy Appeal Organiser you will promote and organise the fundraising campaign in your area and build a community of volunteers to help with the appeal. Download the Poppy Appeal Organiser role description or the Deputy Poppy Appeal Organiser role description to find out more before applying online

Apply now

Group Volunteers

Volunteering together is a great way of having fun while supporting us. There are many opportunities to get involved as a group during our Poppy Appeal.

Who can get involved?

  • Universities, colleges or schools
  • Cadet Groups
  • Community Groups
  • Through your employer

If your group is interested please contact volunteersupport@britishlegion.org.uk

Poppy Appeal volunteers

“For two full weeks I get to talk to some really amazing people from all walks of life”

“For two full weeks I get to talk to some really amazing people from all walks of life”

Other ways to get involved

There are also other ways to get involved during the Poppy Appeal:

  • Drivers (with their own cars) to deliver and pick up collection boxes from shops and offices.
  • Office volunteers to help us respond to calls and emails requesting poppies and collection boxes, or from other people wanting to volunteer.
  • ‘Counting’ team members to help with counting and banking the money collected.

Other volunteering roles

We have a range of volunteering roles across the country

Take a look
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