Volunteering opportunities

There are so many ways to make a difference with St Christopher's

CROYDON AREA

Living Well at Home Volunteer

Do you live in our Croydon area and could you visit patients at home, coaching and enabling them to achieve goals?

  • Across our five boroughs with a specific need for volunteers that can help in the borough of Croydon.
  • Visiting a patient for approximately one hour a week for a six to eight week period.
  • Flexible

Volunteer Chaplain

  • Community based, with occasional visits to Sydenham hospice
  • Ad- hoc as required (including weekends and evenings)
  • Variable

Shop Volunteer

Become a shop volunteer and have fun whilst learning new skills and making a difference

  • In one of our 23 high street shops
  • Ideally one shift a week, shifts 3-7 hours long
  • Variable shift, most shops are open 7 days

Community Care Team Driver

  • Across Croydon, Bromley, Lewisham, Lambeth, Southwark
  • Flexible, 3-4 hours a week

Bereavement Buddy

  • In the community, linked with a bereaved person/family who lives within one of St Christopher’s catchment areas (Bromley, Lewisham, Lambeth, Southwark, Croydon)
  • 1-3 hours a week, to support a bereaved person from a short time prior to the person’s expected death, to up to 4 months after the death

Community Peer Supporter

Could you help our community by hosting supportive groups?

  • Onsite at St Christopher’s CARE in Sydenham and Caritas House in Orpington, online and in community settings across SE London
  • 1-2 hours per session
  • 2-4 times a month (mostly weekdays but some evenings and weekends)

Compassionate Neighbours in South East London

Compassionate Neighbours are a network of people who offer their time, companionship and support to people living in their local area.

  • Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Croydon and Bromley
  • Weekly
  • 1-2 hours per week

Shop Maintenance Volunteer

Could you help with maintenance projects on an ad-hoc basis?

  • Based at our Hayes Furniture shop but travelling to our 24 shops to carry out maintenance
  • Ad-hoc
  • No set shifts - just when we have a maintenance project that we need help with

Shop Admin Volunteer – St Paul’s Cray

Can you help support our shops?

  • Our retail hub 85-89 Cotmandene Crescent St Paul’s Cray BR5 2RA
  • Any day of the week Mon-Sat, and any time between 9-5

Bereavement Help Point Volunteer

Could you help with supporting visitors in our Bereavement Help Points?

  • Upper Norwood Library, East Croydon and Virtual Help Points
  • 2 hours a week during daytime working hours (with a short time either side)

Online charity shop Volunteer – Streatham and St Paul’s Cray

Could you be part of our growing team of online shop volunteers?

  • 23 Streatham High Road, Streatham or Trading Hub, St Paul’s Cray
  • Flexible

Warehouse Assistant Volunteer – St Paul’s Cray or Streatham

Could you join our retail team?

  • St Paul’s Cray or Streatham
  • 3-7 hours (flexible)
  • Ideally one shift a week

Fundraising event helper

Can you volunteer your time to help ensure the success of our fundraising events?

  • In the community, based in one of the five boroughs we cover (Croydon, Bromley, Lambeth, Lewisham, or Southwark)
  • Throughout the year, usually on weekends

Cheer Station and Bucket Collection Volunteer

Are you a sociable person willing to volunteer your time to help ensure the success of our fundraising?

  • In the community, based in one of the five boroughs we cover (Croydon, Bromley, Lambeth, Lewisham, or Southwark)
  • Throughout the year, usually on weekends

Shop Volunteer in our Kid’s Shops

Could you join our retail team in one of our Kid’s Shops?

  • CRYSTAL PALACE KIDS - 45 Westow Street, Upper Norwood SE19 3RW or EAST DULWICH KIDS - 59 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EP
  • 3-7 hours per shift
  • One shift a week (minimum)
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