Volunteering opportunities

Find your perfect volunteer role today!

Volunteering is a great way of trying something new, gaining new skills and experience, meeting people and giving something back. Maybe you’re interested in volunteering in one of our shops or at our warehouse – helping pre-loved items find their new homes? Perhaps, soaking up the fun atmosphere at a charity event, or helping to keep our gardens ship shape is more your thing? Whatever you choose, you’ll be making a big difference to your local children’s hospice charity.

Browse all our current volunteer opportunities

You’ll be able to filter by location and type of volunteering to find the perfect role for you! Some opportunities are volunteer roles that apply to Chestnut Tree House and our sister hospice St Barnabas House – all opportunities are labelled with which hospice you’ll be volunteering for.

Come to our celebration event

Join us to celebrate our amazing volunteers who help make hospice care possible for local adults, children and families. All volunteers for St Barnabas and Chestnut Tree House are welcome.

We'll also be holing The Heart Awards, and you can nominate a volunteer you feel has really gone the extra mile!

Find out about the event

Already a volunteer?

If you've previously volunteered for Chestnut Tree House or St Barnabas House - then you'll be familiar with Assemble, the platform we use to make it quick and easy to sign up for our volunteer roles. You just need to sign in to Assemble and you can take off where you left off - there's no need to fill in any more personal details.

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Join our network of vital volunteers and make a big difference

You could be cheering on a runner at Brighton Marathon, supervising children splashing around in the hydrotherapy pool, spreading awareness about the work we do or helping out behind the scenes in our offices or shops. Even if you only have a few hours spare, every minute counts! So, what’s stopping you?

Find out about volunteering with Chestnut Tree House below: