Current Volunteering Opportunities
Whether providing administrative support, welcoming families to our Family Support Centre or represening Candlelighters at an event or in the community, every hour given by our wonderful volunteers means so much. As well as being a rewarding experience, volunteering is a great way to develop new skills and experiences, enhance your CV and be part of a great team. We are regularly adding new and exciting opportunities, so please do keep checking this page. Please feel free to contact the Volunteer Development Coordinator on 0113 887 8333 if you have any queries.
Administration and Office Support Volunteer
We have a range of administration and office support roles in different teams so you can choose to gain experience in an area you want to develop or a role that matches your expertise.
Front of House Volunteers
Welcome families to our support centre and help them access all the wonderful services we have on offer. We need smiley, positive regular volunteers to make families feel at home.
Ambassadors are a positive voice for Candlelighters. They help raise awareness and encourage people to support our work through stalls, cheque presentations or speeches and presentations.
Family Event Volunteer
We are looking for confident, fun and outgoing volunteers to help the project support worker and Head of Family Support to set up and run family support groups and events throughout the year.
Family Network Volunteer
We are looking for volunteers who’ve been personally affected by childhood cancer to help expand the Candlelighters Family Network across Yorkshire.
Attending events such as marathons, 10ks, award ceremonies and fundraising events, our photographers capture our supporters’ incredible efforts and help us to shout about what they and the charity do.
We’re looking for a proactive volunteer who uses their own initiative to organise plants which keep the Teen Oncology & Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant wards’ garden welcoming all year round.
Voluntary Work Placements
A few days a week for several weeks in a row, these flexible placements are designed to fit University Courses’ Work Placement requirements and provide you with experience in a relevant field.
Volunteer Delivery Driver
Provide our supporters with resources and equipment, including merchandise, buckets and collecting boxes, pop up stands, etc for their fundraising.