Claire House would like to take this opportunity to thank all our existing volunteers who have supported the organisation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each and every one of our volunteers play such a vital role in the day to day running of Claire House and we are so proud and grateful for your support during these difficult times.

Claire House is responding to the Government guidelines on a daily basis. Please find the latest information regarding volunteer recruitment below:

  • HOSPICE/CARE ROLES – PARTIALLY OPEN Only the hospice roles listed in current opportunities are open and are subject to volunteers complying with strict COVID safety measures in place (including testing, social distancing and mask wearing)
  • FUNDRAISING ROLES – OPENWe are so happy to be planning for Fundraising events again starting later this year. Events are subject to current covid-19 government guidelines. These Events may or may not go ahead depending on restrictions within local areas. Claire House will continue to follow all government guidelines which may or may not result in adjustments within events or cancellation of events. Claire House will continue to follow strict guidelines to ensure the safety of everyone. Events are all being held in outdoor spaces, we encourage everyone to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available and we will review any other requirements closer to each event. Each event will have its usual Health and Safety rules in place, in align with covid-19. For any more information you can contact our events team at or you can contact someone from volunteering at,
  • RETAIL ROLES –OPEN. We’re so happy to have all of our shops reopen again. We will be following the latest government advice to ensure safety is our number one priority when you come to visit us, such as limiting numbers to allow for social distancing. The availability of volunteer roles will vary depending on each individual shop and its capacity.
    REMOTE ROLES – OPEN We are offering some volunteering roles that can be done safely either remotely or in the community.
  • Please note that, due to the current circumstances, we are unable to offer work experience/placements.

Thank you for your continued help and support at this time. We are really looking forward to a time when we are able to reopen volunteer recruitment safely in all areas.

If you are currently an active volunteer and would like to speak to a member of the Claire House volunteer team, please call 0151 343 0883.

Thank you for wishing to volunteer for Claire House Children’s Hospice.

After completing the form, a member of the Volunteer Services Team will be in touch within 3 working days.

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  • Should your volunteer application be unsuccessful Claire House will destroy your information in accordance with Data Protection Legislation. Any information given on this form is confidential and covered by the Data Protection Act 1998. Any offer of a volunteer post is subject to satisfactory references and a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (if appropriate to the role). Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from volunteering with us. Please contact Voluntary Services if you wish to discuss this further.
  • References

    Each Claire house volunteer role requires two references – who can we contact? Please note you cannot use relatives.
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    A member of the Volunteer Services Team will be in touch within three working days to discuss your enquiry.