Volunteer opportunities

Young Carers Activities Volunteers

Volunteer at our young carers group and gain new skills in youth work. You will be supporting and supervising young carers aged between 8-17 years at a monthly club held in Eastbourne on a Tuesday evening. Activities include sports, crafts and games. There is also the opportunity to help on day trips and activities during the school holidays.

Young Carers Volunteer role description

Carers in Touch Volunteers

Are you a good listener and confident using basic IT? Can you spare a couple of hours a week? If so, you could volunteer for our Carers in Touch service, providing regular phone calls to isolated unpaid carers in East Sussex. You will be offering a friendly, listening ear and a chance for carers to chat about their week.

Carers in Touch Volunteer role description

Social Media Volunteer

Are you confident using social media and IT? Do you have a couple of hours to spare a week? We are looking for a social media volunteer with creative ideas to work with our communications team, helping to develop and grow our social media presence across all our platforms.

Social Media Volunteer role description

You can apply for any of these roles using this application form. All roles are subject to a DBS check. Please return the completed application form to: suzannec@cftc.org.uk  For more information, or to have a chat about our volunteering roles, email Suzanne: suzannec@cfc.org.uk.

Other volunteering opportunities

Carer Ambassadors

If you have a few hours to spare and would like to make a difference to carers lives why not join us as a Carer Ambassador.

Carer Ambassadors are part of Building a Carer Friendly Community Initiative, and to find out more download our Carer Ambassador information or contact us.

Community Fundraising Volunteers

Fundraising volunteers help us with collections, fundraising events and stands. If you’d like to get involved, contact Amy on 01323 738390, or email amyh@cftc.org.uk

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a rewarding way to make a difference to carers’ lives, as well as doing something that you enjoy too. Reasons to become a volunteer include:

  • It is very rewardingphoto of two national citizens advice volunteers
  • You can meet new people
  • You will learn new skills as well as use the skills that you have
  • You will be giving something back to your local community
  • You will be helping to improve the lives of carers
  • We will provide you with the training you need for your role

Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.



Read about what Lauren does as a volunteer supporting carers.

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