Volunteering with us

We are currently looking for the following volunteers in the following areas...

Furniture Project requires ...

  • This is the only free Furniture Project now working in Merton and many of the individuals and families we help have no furniture at all
  • We are very busy and need to add to the teams of weekday and Saturday drivers and helpers who go out on the van collecting and delivering furniture around the borough
  • Time commitment: 3-4 hours once a week or fortnightly

Birthdays Organiser

  • We want to make sure that the birthday of every child in the families we are supporting is remembered with a present and card – maybe the only one they will receive; for some we will give them a cake too
  • We are looking for someone who has first-hand experience of children and a clear idea of what toys, games, books etc are appropriate for each age group
  • to come to the office once or twice a month for an hour or so to send reminders to the befrienders / shoppers about the children in their families who have birthdays
  • to sort out presents from the store and purchase cards
  • to liaise with our birthday cake bakers or purchase cakes

Befrienders and Shoppers

Arrangements Organiser for youngsters going to Camps

Bert Hyde, our founder, "One of God's diamonds"