Charity bucket collectors

If you enjoy meeting people and can spare a couple of hours you could join our charity collection team. These collections are a vital part of our fundraising activity and take place predominantly at railway and tube stations and supermarkets locally and in central London.

Main activities:

Standing in the designated collections points with one of our donation buckets

Greeting members of the public

Thanking people for their donation

Talking about what Haven House does and directing people to our website if they would like more information

We ask that volunteers commit to 2 - 3 hours for this role.

Volunteers will be provided with the equipment and clothing needed for the day.


No specific qualifications are needed for this role; we are just looking for enthusiastic, friendly and motivated people.

The following skills would be beneficial:

• Good communication skills • Confident in approaching others • Being flexible

Haven House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all volunteers to share this commitment.


  • Accessibility
    Will depend on the businesses that are being approached in the area
  • DBS check required
    For some of the collector roles we may require a DBS check
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses up to £5 but if this causes a difficulty please let us know.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
    16 +
  • Training provided
    Yes by a member of the events team staff
  • Volunteer induction
    With the events team member of staff and a general hospice induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/11/2016

End Date: 30/08/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

As the role is flexible there is no specific time commitments. Volunteers can choose the slots they are available to cover within the time frame that we have for the collection. We ask volunteers to take a 2 - 3 hour slot.


This opportunity is available in: Epping, Harlow

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