Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

Make a difference by giving the gift of time

by volunteering at Charlie House

Volunteering opportunities

From learning new skills, meeting new friends, to just having fun, there are so many reasons to consider volunteering at Charlie House.

Find out about our current volunteering opportunities and inquire today by filling in the 'volunteer with us' form below.

Volunteer Santa's Workshop Elf

Volunteer Santa's Workshop Elf

  • Santa's Workshop – Bon Accord Aberdeen Festive period 2023.
  • Elves will meet and greet visitors, check bookings, ensure gifts are ready to be handed out, introduce children to Santa, prepare and take photographs, sell Charlie House merchandise and photo packages, as well as ensuring the workshop is clean and tidy.
  • Individual as well as corporate volunteering opportunities are available for this event.

Santa’s Workshop is back this festive season, and we are once again on the lookout for Elves! This fun-filled volunteering opportunity is perfect for those happy-go-lucky individuals who want to spread Christmas cheer to families at the Bon Accord centre across the North-east of Scotland. There will always be a chief Elf on hand to keep any mischievous Elves in order!

Be part of the Santa Squad at this year's Santa Run!

Be part of the Santa Squad at this year's Santa Run!

Fundraisers like these are not possible without the help of our amazing volunteers.

We're looking for festive volunteers to become part of our Santa Squad and help check in participants, hand out Santa outfits, cheer on our Santa's, and more! Whether it's yourself, with family, or teaming up with a bunch of your friends, we want to hear from you!

Volunteering will take place around the city centre on November 19th between 3PM - 6PM with the Santa Squad being placed around Union Street, Carden Place, or St Margarets School for Girls. Positions are based off your interests and skills and volunteers must be aged 16 and above.

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Give the gift of time

Our award winning volunteers are a vital part of our charity. Every hour contributed by our volunteers makes a difference to the children and families we support.

We have a variety of personal and corporate volunteering opportunities available for you to consider, whether you can gift an occasional hour, a whole day or make a regular commitment by volunteering every week, we would love to welcome you to the team.

Volunteer with us

If you are interested in volunteering for Charlie House, please get in touch via the form below. We would love to hear from you!

If other, please let us know what role you are interested in.

"What I look forward to the most about volunteering is meeting people! ...it’s something I’ve always enjoyed doing. I enjoy giving back to the community."

Charlie House Volunteer
Read our latest volunteering blog post

Read our latest volunteering blog post

As part of Volunteers' Week we caught up with one of our amazing volunteers, Suzie!

Suzie has been volunteering at ReCHarge since 2019 and has recently started a family activity volunteering role with Charlie House too!

Read all about Suzie's volunteering journey, her relationship with Charlie House, and her advice to people that are thinking about becoming a volunteer.

Charlie House is Out & About!

Charlie House is Out & About!

Further afield but interested in learning more about volunteering opportunities at Charlie House? No problem.

We're on the road to increase awareness, access to information & bring support closer to you in the North-east of Scotland, including opportunities to volunteer! You will find us in accessible locations such as outdoor venues, churches, libraries, and other community venues across the North-east. View our page to find out where the Charlie House team is off to next on the road.

Volunteering supports the Big Build Appeal

Volunteering supports the Big Build Appeal

Volunteering directly supports Charlie House achieve their mission and goals, including supporting our Big Build Appeal. Launched in 2018, the Big Build is now over half way towards the £8m target required to build a specialist care facility as part of Aberdeen Woodend Hospital.

Ready to apply?

From learning new skills, meeting new friends, to just having fun, there are so many reasons to consider volunteering at Charlie House. Give the gift of time and apply to become a Volunteer today!

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Together we can make a big impact on the lives of local children and their families when they need it most.