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, 14 October.  All current volunteers are welcome.   Please email volunteers@shootingstar.org.uk if you would like to attend.


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



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 Wyke Green Golf Club Fundraising Day, Syon Lane, Isleworth TW7 5PT  10am  to 12.30pm, 12.30pm to 3pm   Task:  Selling pin badges, chatting to people about the charity.

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

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

Saturday, 31 August, Brooklands Fun Day, Community Park, Sopwith Drive, Weybridge KT13 0YU, 11am to 1.30pm, 1.30 pm to 4pm, 4pm to 6pm   LG Electronics fundraising event Tasks: Helping on our fundraising and activity stand.

Sunday, 1 September Family Fun Day, Christopher’s, Guildford GU3 1LP, 11.15am to 1pm, 1pm to 3pm, 3pm to 4.30pm.  Task:  Directing cars for parking in the Park and Ride

Sunday, 13 October  Royal Parks Half Marathon, Hyde Park, London 8am to 1pm  (for as long as you can spare). Task: Cheering our runners and helping on our stand


Download copies of all the essential documents for volunteers: