Volunteer With Us
The Carers Centre is passionate and committed to making a difference to carers’ lives by offering tailor-made services and support and we rely on the generosity of our volunteers to help us achieve this.
“Last year we worked with and supported over 1,000 young and adult carers aged between 8 and 90+”
From lending a hand with projects, fundraising for us, or teaching a carer a new skill. The work of our Volunteers is invaluable to us at the Carers Centre and to the Carers we support.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
With so many ways you can get involved, Volunteering at the Carers Centre is both enjoyable and rewarding.
- Fundraising Volunteer
- Do you have a skill? Could you share it? Carers Reablement Project
- Volunteer Drivers
- Carers Expert Volunteers
- Volunteer Trustee
- Ad hoc Volunteer – join our volunteers database
*as a volunteer you will receive an induction, relevant training and regular ongoing support.
Are you running a marathon, busking, planning a car boot or simply throwing yourself out of a plane.
Whatever it is, would you consider fundraising on our behalf?
Fundraising and donations make up over 30% of our operating costs each year and every penny raised really does go towards making a difference to carers in and around the Brighton and Hove area.
To find out more about fundraising for The Carers Centre and to find out how we can support you please visit our fundraising page.
We need a team of volunteer fundraisers to help with a new fundraising project.
We are hoping to raise enough money to purchase a caravan on the South Coast offering carers and families a subsidised break.
If you could help us with collections, event organising or any other fundraising possiblities click here for more information.
Could you help a carer to achieve a specific goal in up to 10 weeks?
We are currently looking for volunteers for the Carers Reablement Service. A pilot project designed to support carers to achieve positive changes in their lives.
From teaching a carer to use a computer, basic cooking, car maintenance skills or simply helping to spark an interest in a new hobby.
Whatever your skill or pastime
If you can spare some time over a period of up to 10 weeks.
Click here to find out more
“I enjoy being able to help them set aside their responsibilities for a while!”
Patrick – Volunteer Driver
Our Young Carers Project use volunteer drivers to help young people get to and from the clubs, groups and activities we organise. Often parents of young carers find it difficult to transport them, our volunteer drivers can offer a brief respite and access to vital support for our young carers.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer driver please click here for more information
Our Carer Expert Project is an opportunity for all carers to be involved in consultation at both a national and local level.
If you are interested in talking about your experiences of being a carer and would like to help raise awareness of the issues facing carers, please click here for more information.
Being a trustee of a charity is rewarding and a great opportunity to get involved in the local community.
To find out more about the role of and becoming a Trustee of the Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove click here.
Have some time to spare on an ad-hoc basis?
Sign up to our volunteer database and from time to time we will invite you to lend a hand with admin, projects and mail outs, rewarding you with tea and yummy biscuits!
If you can spare a few hours from time to time and would like to be added to our volunteers’ database please do get in touch.