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 email@example.com 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
Please contact Taryn Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01932 823100 if you are able to help with any of the requests below.
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.
Download copies of all the essential documents for volunteers:
- Shooting Star Children’s Hospices Privacy Notice for Staff and Volunteers – find out how and why we use the data you provide us with
- Shooting Star Children’s Hospices volunteer agreement – Find out what we expect from you and what you can expect from us.
- Shooting Star Children’s Hospices volunteer policy
- List of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices policies
- List of Volunteer Forum Members
- Shooting Star Children’s Hospices range of merchandise