Education Volunteer (Presenter)

If you are comfortable with public speaking or would like to improve your public speaking skills and being around young people, then you'll love this role!

We provide comprehensive training, so you can be confident delivering inspirational presentations. We'll also make sure you attend events with experienced staff or volunteers.

Education volunteers presenters make sure potential lifesavers know the facts about donation by delivering our education programme, The Hero Project.

We are looking for people who are positive about young people and believe that they can make a difference. Education volunteers deliver inspiring presentations to young people aged 16+ in a variety of settings from schools and sixth forms to colleges and youth groups (either in person or online). These presentations inspire students by showing them that they have the potential to help save a life.

Our presentations aren't a hard sell, but they educate all young people about stem cell, blood and organ donation and encourage them to make an informed decision about donation based on facts, not myths!


  • Delivering PowerPoint presentations – we provide you with the template presentation and support you to make it your own
  • Visiting sixth forms, colleges, and youth groups to deliver inspirational presentations
  • Raising awareness of stem cell donation and empowering people to sign up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register
  • Answering basic questions using your knowledge of Anthony Nolan and the stem cell register
  • Education about the three main types of donation and the importance of stem cell, blood and organ donation.
  • Tactfully speaking to people about the barriers that stop people registering and be able to handle sensitive situations
  • Attending training events and keep up to date with processes and procedures, along with any guidelines and best practice
  • Following relevant Anthony Nolan policies and procedure
  • Being committed to the charity’s vision and value

You will be representing Anthony Nolan to our potential donors it’s important we make a great impression.


  • Warm, confident, and friendly; you’ll need to be a people person
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Confident communicating messages in an engaging and sensitive way
  • Flexible, punctual, willing to travel
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of PowerPoint presentations, and how to access them from a cloud-based system
  • Some awareness of blood cancer and stem cell transplants
  • You’ll need to be 18+ years old


  • Accessibility
    TBC - we would need to check the access at the event venue
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Presentations take place in during the working week and tend to be during the school day the session lasts between 30 and 50 minutes. They are usually in the morning or lunchtime and feature a PowerPoint presentation and some short videos. Whilst, we do not have a minimum requirement for activity, we are looking for volunteers who would be able to commit to these times during the working week.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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