Santa's Post Office Elves 2019!

Looking forward to getting into the Christmas Spirit? Enjoy interacting with children? Then we need you.....

Santa’s Post Office is once again coming to the Hart Shopping Centre, Fleet from 27th Nov– 15th Dec.

We are looking for enthusiastic folk to volunteer as Santa’s Elves; giving children a great start to the festive holidays as they write and post their letters to Santa.

Elves will be helping the children with their letters to Santa and ensuring that their  parents / guardians  complete the correct information to ensure their child receives a letter back from Mr Claus!

In return for the 'Post Office' being manned by volunteer elves - The Fleet Business Improvement District (Fleet Bid), who have kindly organised the event, will make a donation to our youth counselling service which currently offers 60 counselling places per week for 11-25 year olds.

Perfect festive role for students and employee volunteering - Ho Ho Ho!

Availability details

Opening Wednesday 27th for the Christmas Festivities (only open on that Wednesday) till the 15th December. 

Week Opening: Fri 3pm - 5.30pm. With additional sessions:

  • Thursday 12th Dec when Father Christmas will be in the Post Office! 
  • Thursday 19th Dec when Eagle FM will be visiting.

Weekend opening: 

  • 10am to 4pm on Saturdays from 30th November to 14th December. 
  • 11am to 4pm on Sundays from 1st December to 15th December 


We are looking for elves that can really act the part with lots of positivity and enthusiasm to make the activity a great experience coupled with some supervision to ensure it doesn’t get too crowded – there will be an adult present at all times!

You can volunteer for as many shifts as you wish; although this is not envisaged to be a big commitment! The shifts range between 2 and 4 hours and you can volunteer with a friend or part of a small group. 

Elf costumes are provided, but you are free to embelish!

Volunteers must be 14+ and is suitable for students or small groups looking for a corporate volunteer opportunity.


  • Accessibility
    The shop has disabled access.
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    An adult will be present for all shifts.
  • Training provided
    Overview of role before the start of each shift.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 27/11/2018

End Date: 15/12/2018

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