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Poppy Appeal volunteers

Each year hundreds of thousands amazing volunteers help us raise millions of pounds during our Poppy Appeal. However, due to challenges and restrictions we are unable to accept any volunteers for the 2020 Poppy Appeal.

If you would like to register to support us next year please use the links below and a colleague will be in touch with you in due course to confirm receipt of your application.

City Poppy Day Volunteers

Please note that we have now closed volunteer entries for this year’s City Poppy Days, but if you’d like to get involved in in 2021 you can register your interest today.

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.

We aren't currently accepting volunteer applications for this year, but you can register your interest for 2021. Download the Poppy Appeal Collector role description to find out more.

Register your interest

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. 

We aren't currently accepting volunteer applications for this year, but you can register your interest for next year. Download the Poppy Appeal Organiser role description or the Deputy Poppy Appeal Organiser role description to find out more. 

Register your interest

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.

Please note that we are not taking applications for this year, but you can register your interest for 2021.

Other volunteering roles

We have a range of volunteering roles across the country

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