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We rely on the help of volunteers to ensure our fundraising events are a success. While event participants do things like run, ride or play sports, they depend on volunteers for moral support, assistance throughout the day, event coordination and more.

It’s a fantastic way to give back and put your time, energy and skills toward a worthy cause – while having fun at the same time. Whether you’re an experienced volunteer or it’s your first time, you have the power to make our fundraising events possible.

Benefits of volunteering at a fundraising event

  • Meet new people.
  • Enjoy a day out that’s highly rewarding.
  • Support a great cause.
  • Build on your experience or learn a new skill.
  • Get experience working in the events industry.
  • Develop communication and leadership skills.
  • Enhance your resume.
  • Give back to your local community.
  • Do something new.

Meet our volunteers

We have such an incredible team of volunteers who support our events. Find out more about some of these amazing volunteers. How did they get involved? What is their favourite event? What do they enjoy most about volunteering? Read their stories and see photos of them in action by following our MS Events Volunteer Facebook.

More volunteer stories
  • Sharron

    Sharron has been volunteering for 9 years, and has been involved in the MS Colour Dash, MS Walk + Fun Run, MS 24 Hour Mega Swim AND has volunteered with MS at the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

    Sharron’s mother was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis when she was only 26 years old and unfortunately passed away a few years ago. Sharron continues to support MS through volunteering to honour her mother's memory and support those who are now living with MS.

    Read Sharron's story
  • The Breens

    Mark first supported MS in the nineties, enjoying the MS Gong Ride as a participant. After a friend of his daughter was diagnosed with MS, Mark was inspired to get involved again. In 2010 he took part in the ride and also put his body on the line for fundraising by waxing his body for donations!

    In 2011, Mark started volunteering his time to support MS with the Gong Ride, and then joining the MS Walk + Fun Run.

    Mark has been a very loyal Sector Manager in both of these events, and has recruited the rest of his family as well as his friends to join him in Sector B at the MS Gong Ride.

    Read the full story
  • Christine

    Christine has been volunteering with MS for more than 25 years! She first volunteered at the MS Walk + Fun Run in 1993 after a friend had invited her to volunteer.

    Since then, Christine has volunteered every year in the MS Walk + Fun Run and MS Gong Ride, and has seen first hand how much these events have grown!

    Read full story

How to become a volunteer

Each fundraising event has its own dedicated website where you can find information and register to volunteer. You may need to fill in an online form, so you can be allocated to a suitable volunteer shift. Alternatively you can register below to hear about upcoming volunteering opportunities for our events.

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