Children and Families Team Volunteer

Our Children & Families Team offer a wide range of inclusive and accessible services for children and families affected by a brain tumour. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the very important and wonderful job of creating special Brainy Bags and sending out pyjamas to children and young people diagnosed with a brain tumour as well as sending out information packs to their family. By volunteering in this role, volunteers will be helping us to provide not only a treat for children diagnosed but also a useful resource for their families and carers.


You can get involved in the following:
 Putting together our Children and Families information packs
 Sorting through the gifts for our Brainy Bags
 Putting together Brainy Bag packs for children and young people living with a brain tumour
 Writing personalised cards to go inside Brainy Bags
 Franking and posting
 Inputting Brainy Bag details onto our CRM database
There may also be the opportunity to get involved in other activities to support the team.

What skills and experience do I need?
 Great communication skills
 Organisation and reliability
 Attention to detail
 Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
 Ability to sort children’s toys and books by age groups
 IT skills
 A passion for creating something special that will bring a smile to a child’s face at a difficult time


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
    References will be taken up
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Recruitment Process
    Application Form References Interview
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We ask our office-based volunteers for a regular weekly commitment of approximately two hours per week. This is usually between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday.


Hartshead House
61-65 Victoria Road
GU14 7PA

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