Join Our Team: Volunteer to Change Lives with The Wave Project

Every volunteer at The Wave Project is instrumental in helping to improve the lives of children and young people. 

At The Wave Project, our volunteers are the heartbeat of our mission. As a volunteer, you’ll play an instrumental role in improving the lives of children and young people. Join our passionate, committed team and be part of the change.

Volunteer Opportunities

Surf Mentors

  • Work one-on-one with young people, supporting them in their surfing journey
  • Provide mentorship, encouragement, and a listening ear
  • Share your love of the ocean and surfing

Administrative Volunteers (Newquay/Remote)

  • Contribute behind the scenes at our HQ
  • Assist with tasks like answering phones, database management, and fundraising support
  • Help ensure our donors feel valued and our operations run smoothly

Retail Volunteers (Newquay)

  • Work in our unique charity shop, selling surfboards, wetsuits, and more
  • Connect with customers and supporters
  • Gain retail experience or reenter the workforce

Fundraising Volunteers

  • Get involved in a variety of fundraising activities
  • Help run stalls at festivals, collect donations, and attend events
  • Use your network and skills to support our fundraising efforts


Speaker Volunteers

  • Find potential speaker opportunities
  • Spead awareness for the work The Wave Project do
  • Present to a variety of community groups and encourage future fundraising opportunities


No Prior Experience Necessary

We provide comprehensive training, so you don’t need any previous experience to join our team. All you need is a passion for improving the lives of children and young people.

Join the Wave Project Family

Our volunteers are the backbone of our charity. Together, we can create lasting change and make a profound difference in the lives of those we serve. Sign up today and become part of our vibrant, dedicated community.

We are incredibly proud and grateful to have such a talented, passionate and committed group of people as our volunteers. They generously give us their skills, knowledge and time and are vital members of The Wave Project family. Last year alone our volunteers gave up 37,000 hours to help change lives.