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Volunteering roles include


Helping to plan, organise and run events, campaigns and appeals

Staffing reception

Bing a first point of contact for all our visitors

Office duties

Counting cash from collection boxes; helping with mail-shots; merchandise counting and sorting

Basic building and garden maintenance

Help us keep Grace House looking pristine; touching up paintwork; basic maintenance; hanging pictures; gardening

Doing talks about the work of Grace House

Raise awareness of the appeal among local schools, groups and organisations. Talk about why Grace House is needed, what we spend the money on, which children benefit, and what difference it makes. Full training will be given. Attend cheque presentations in your area on behalf of Grace House

Helping at events

If you have less time to give or don't want to make a regular commitment, this is the volunteering opportunity for you! You can commit to as little as two hours a year and still do a great deal to raise funds for Grace House!


Picking up and dropping off equipment, merchandise, information etc

We also have a minibus which we use to pick up the children for their over night stay or to go out on an activity.

To apply to be a volunteer please complete an application form or telephone us on 0191 5252885.

All volunteers will be asked to provide the names of two people who can vouch for your suitability to volunteer for Grace House. Some volunteering roles also require volunteers to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check - formerly known as a CRB check. Under Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exception Order 1975) spent convictions must also be declared.

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