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.

We will be holding an Open Day at our hospice in Guildford, Christopher’s, on Friday, 11 October between 12 noon and 5pm.   For more details and to book a tour click here


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, 28 September Chelsea Football Club Bucket Collection, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London SW6 1HS.  1pm to 3pm.  The collection will be before the match against Brighton & Hove Albion.  Unfortunately there are no tickets to watch the match and no parking.

Saturday, 5 October & Sunday, 6 October Windsor Spartan Weekend, Rapley Farm, Bracknell Road, Bagshot GU19 5PN.  8am-12.30pm or 12.30pm to 5pm each day.  Task: helping on our stall, talking about the charity, running a game, taking selfie photos.

Saturday, 12 October Tesco Bucket Collection, Leatherhead Tesco, Oxshott Road, Leatherhead KT22 0EF.  10am-12pm or 12pm-2pm.  Task: bucket collecting

Saturday, 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

Saturday, 22 November and Saturday, 23 November  Twickenham Stadium Spartan Race, Whitton Road, Twickenham TW2 7BA  8am-12.30pm or 12.30pm to 5pm each day.  Task: helping on our stall, talking about the charity, running a game, taking selfie photos, booking massage sessions.

Friday, 29 November Currys PC World Black Friday Bucket Collection,  Woodbridge Business Park, Guildford GU1 1EF  9am to 11am,  11am to 1pm,  1pm to 3pm, 3pm to 5pm.  Task: bucket collecting for Black Friday – very busy!

Wednesday, 13 December and Thursday, 14 December  Sainsbury’s Fundraising Event,  Cambridge Walk, Camberley GU15 3SW  10am to 12pm, 12pm to 2pm, 2pm to 4pm   Task: helping with fundraising and chatting to customers.


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