Giving your time to us as a volunteer is an enormous help – quite simply volunteers make our organisation work! Below, we’ve listed some current opportunities in our teams.

Fundraising and Communications

You could…

  • join a local fundraising group
  • organise your own fundraising event
  • help out at our events
  • help with office admin or writing funding applications
  • talk to our supporters over the phone

Plus much more! Just give us a call for a chat and we can take it from there.

Current Opportunities

Let’s Rock retro festivals

Fantastically fun event & you will of course be able to enjoy the festival for free. Approx 30 volunteers needed for EACH event so a great opportunity for groups & businesses.

Where: Locations across the UK – Cookham, Shrewsbury, Bristol, Leeds, Norwich, Exeter, Southampton, London & Penn
When: May – July 2017
Roles: Manning entrances, selling wrist bands and raffle tickets
Contact: / 01494 568 932

London Marathon

Soak up the amazing atmosphere and cheer on our runners before helping out at the after party. Approx 40 volunteers needed.

Where: London
When: Sunday 22nd April 2018
Contact: / 01494 569 049

Don Giovanni – Opera Holland Park 

Where: Opera Holland Park, London
When: Monday 12 June 2017
Roles: Selling raffle tickets, ushering guests, representing Child Bereavement UK
Contact: / 01494 568 912

Shakespeare at Stubbings

Outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in beautiful surroundings. At least 8 volunteers needed per evening.

Where: Stubbings House, Maidenhead, Berkshire
When: Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 June 2017
Roles: Manning entrances, selling raffle tickets, carpark marshalling, serving refreshments
Contact: / 01494 568 932

Bereavement Services

Our telephone support and information service is reinforced by a team of regular volunteers who answer calls from families and professionals. We also have a team of volunteers working in our family support programme. As you will understand all staff and volunteers working with children requires significant training and CRB checks for which we will provide for free.

Young People’s Advisory Group (YPAG) Sessions

Where: Head Office, Saunderton
When: 5pm – 8pm on Thursdays from October through to May
Roles: The Young People’s Advisory Group meet regularly at our offices during school term time. We are looking for volunteers who are able to offer support, enjoy working with young people and joining in their activities. All volunteers will be asked for references and an enhanced DBS check.
Contact: / 01494 568 900


If you are a senior manager or have relevant expertise that might help us, and you think you might be able to give regular time as a mentor or adviser to our management team, please let us know.

7. CSVA_FINALISTS LOGOBecome a volunteer

Read an account of what it is like from one of our volunteers in Volunteer Q&A – Alex.

The first step to becoming a volunteer is easy, we are very flexible and can accommodate to your time and interests. Please email, or call 01494 568 900.

“They are always welcoming and always happy to see me, and I am always happy to see them”

Jackie, Volunteer

“As a volunteer, you can work as many hours as you like. As well as helping the charity to complete administrative tasks, it also adds to your CV…”

Leon, Volunteer