Volunteering Matters Support Application Form

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Do you have any access requirements in order to attend the interview?

Other information

What times are you available for volunteering? Please indicate times when you are most likely to be free:

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Do you have your own transport?

Please note that this role is subject to a DBS check and two references. Further information and an application form will be available after the interview has been completed.

Equal Opportunities monitoring

Volunteering Matters is committed to Equal Opportunities. To help us, please answer the questions below by putting a tick in the appropriate box. This information is optional and will only be used for monitoring purposes. It will be treated as confidential and will not be used in the selection process. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Disability or impairment

As guidance, a disability under the Equality Act 2010 is a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. Some examples of what could be a disability under the Equality Act 2010 are:

  • People with long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma and epilepsy
  • People who have been diagnosed with progressive conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, HIV and cancer 
  • People with learning difficulties such as Down’s syndrome and severe dyslexia
  • People with mental health conditions such as depression and schizophrenia
  • People who have mobility impairments 
  • Blind and partially-sighted people 
  • Deaf and hearing-impaired people
  • People with physical impairments such as severe scars, visible birthmarks and skin disease.      
Volunteering Matters creates opportunities for people to take an active part in the life of their community. 
Volunteering Matters is a registered charity In England and Wales no. 291222 and in Scotland no. SCO39171 and a company limited by guarantee registered in under no. 1435877. 
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee

The Treehouse

St. Augustine’s Gardens,
Ipswich, IP3 8NS


Church Lane, Milton,
Cambridge, CB24 6AB


Quidenham , Norwich,
Norfolk, NR16 2PH