Volunteer noticeboard

The volunteer noticeboard is designed to keep our volunteers up-to-date with all the useful information and resources they may need. Please let Melanie know if you have a suggestion of what should go on the noticeboard.

Latest FOSSC events

Find out what events our Friends of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices groups have coming up.  

All our Friends groups are always on the look out for new members.  If you are interested in joining a group please let Taryn or Melanie know on 01932 823100 and we will put you in touch with the appropriate group.

Key dates for your diary

The next Volunteer Forum will be held on Monday, 8 July


Volunteers needed

Please contact Taryn Davidson at taryn.davidson@shootingstar.org.uk or on 01932 823100 if you are able to help with any of the requests below.

Special Requests

We are looking for volunteers to help distribute our key event posters and flyers in cafes, shops, gyms, libraries and community boards in the following areas:


Posters and flyers can be posted out to a home address, or can be collected from one of our local retail shops, hospices or Bridge House. Poster and flyer distribution can be done at a time that suits you. If you are interested in becoming an Event Marketing Distributor then please do let us know.



Saturday, 22 June  West Green School Ball, Ravens Ait, Portsmouth Road, Kingston KT6 4HH, 6pm to 9pm   Task:  Selling raffle tickets

Saturday, 29 June The Full Circle Festival at Mortlake Crematorium, Townmead Road, Richmond TW9 4EN 10am to 1pm Task: Helping on our stall at the Festival which is celebrating 80 years of serving the community.

Saturday, 29 June  Open Day Godalming Leisure Centre, Summers Road, Godalming GU7 3BH, 10 am to 1pm, 1pm to 4pm  Task:   Helping on our Stall

Saturday, 29 June Thamesfest 2019 Runnymede Pleasure Grounds, Windsor Road, Egham, TW20 0AE 4pm to 7pm Task: Helping on our stall 

Sunday, 30 June Sunrise Walk around Guildford including Loseley Park various times from 04.30am to 1pm depending on the task – marshalling, parking, registration etc.  We are also looking for a volunteer to help place signs along the 10k route on Friday, 28 June and volunteers to help with setting up the Event HQ on Saturday, 29 June (late morning to mid-afternoon).

Sunday, 30 June Bushy Park Classic Car Show 10.30am to 1pm, 1pm to 3pm and 3pm to 5pm Task:  Raffle selling, bucket collecting, helping on our stall.   Dancing and having fun!

Sunday, 7 July  Baseball is Coming Home, Walton Cricket Club, 197 Ashley Park Avenue, Walton, KT12 1ET,  1pm to 5.30pm, Task:  Helping on the gate and packing up  (Volunteers will receive a free family entry ticket worth £5 –  Over  2,000 people are expected)

Friday, 26 July, Saturday, 27, Sunday, 28 July   Loseley Garden Show, Loseley Park GU3 1HS, 9.30am to 12.30pm, 12.30pm to 2.30pm, 2.30pm to 5.30pm each day  Task:  Helping with the plant crèche and tombola stall.

Saturday, 3 August The Biz Theatre Collection , Woking Town Centre GU21 6GH,  10am to 12pm, 12pm to 2pm, 2pm to 4pm Task:  Bucket Collecting

Sunday, 4 August Prudential  Ride London-Surrey 100 Bike Race, Kingston Cheering Point, 7.30am to 4pm Come for as long as you can.  Task:  Cheering our riders

Sunday, 4 August Tesco Addlestone Bucket Collection, Station Road, Addlestone,KT15 2AS, 10am to 12pm, 12pm to 2pm, 2pm to 4pm  Task:  Bucket Collection

Saturday, 18 August Tesco Guildford Bucket Collection, Ashenden Road, Guildford GU2 7UN, 10am to 12pm, 12pm to 2pm, 2pm to 4pm  Task:  Bucket Collection


Download copies of all the essential documents for volunteers: