Volunteer Roles

Get involved

With your help, we can make a difference to the lives of unpaid carers and those most vulnerable living alone nearby.

We are looking for volunteers who are keen to meet and support carers and their families to live their life well so they can keep caring for longer, so you’ll be working with those that need our help the most.

Or, you may choose to volunteer for a role supporting the charity behind the scenes – help to raise awareness and support Crossroads to build new relationships in the community to grow fundraising income.

Full training and a DBS check will be included depending on the role applied for.

Our volunteer roles include:

Befriending by Phone

Could you support people who care for loved ones with companionship during respite? We’re looking for volunteers who understand how caring can impact people’s lives; someone who will take time out to listen, understand and be a friend for carers who simply need a break. Caring can be exhausting and socially isolating – could you give our Carers your time by providing telephone or video call befriending support?

Companionship in the Home

Carers we help need support with their loved ones at various stages of care giving. Can you help give someone with care needs time, by just being a companion and helping with simple care tasks for a few hours each week? You will engage the cared-for person in conversation or activities such as puzzles, games, crosswords, soduku, garden centre visits and coffee shop trips.

Companionship in the Home

Carers we help need support with their loved ones at various stages of care giving. Can you help give someone with care needs time, by just being a companion and helping with simple care tasks for a few hours each week? You will engage the cared-for person in conversation or activities such as puzzles, games, crosswords, soduku, garden centre visits and coffee shop trips.

Community Support Volunteer

Throughout Covid-19 we have been supporting carers, their loved ones and vulnerable or at-risk people who have been shielding because of age or illness with essential food shopping, prescription medication collections and more. From our research, we know the shopping service has made an impact, benefiting people who really do need to continue to rely on our support going forward – can you be part of making a difference to someone’s life?

Community Ambassador / Fundraiser

Can you help us raise awareness of the role unpaid-carers do in our society today? People who care for loved ones often do so to the detriment of their own health & wellbeing. Can you help us by spreading the word about our work caring for carers? We’d like you to visit schools, community groups, including churches and supermarkets; attend local events to promote and fundraise for carers to ensure our charitable work can remain sustainable, helping more carers when they need it.

Community Ambassador / Fundraiser

Can you help us raise awareness of the role unpaid-carers do in our society today? People who care for loved ones often do so to the detriment of their own health & wellbeing. Can you help us by spreading the word about our work caring for carers? We’d like you to visit schools, community groups, including churches and supermarkets; attend local events to promote and fundraise for carers to ensure our charitable work can remain sustainable, helping more carers when they need it.

Volunteer Fundraisers

With 2 in every 3 people taking on unpaid care for a loved one in a life-time, you too may find yourself a carer one day.

We’re looking for volunteers to take on a personal challenge in support of those who care. Why not, run, walk, cycle or skip for Crossroads Care Surrey? In the current climate, perhaps even organise a virtual fundraising event like a comedy or quiz night with your friends and family.

Other Volunteer Roles

  • Digital Technology Support for Carers
  • Office Administration
  • Support at Adult Clubs
  • Marketing / PR / Social Media
  • Finance / Accounting support

Apply to be a volunteer

    If you know which volunteer role you would like to apply for please select: