Work For Us

We are delighted that you want to work for us.

We currently have a vacancy for a (Voluntary) Family Support Worker.

Volunteer for us

Join our team of fantastic volunteers helping out at The Maypole Project. Whether you can offer an hour or more per week on a short or long term basis. There’s lots to do.

With some of these roles a level of experience may be desirable, please get in contact if you wish to discuss your interest in one of these areas.

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 01689 851596 or email

Respite/Activity Days and Art Craft Groups
Activity days for Maypole children are run one day each school holiday, to give children’s parents /carers an opportunity for a short break. If you already volunteer for the Maypole Project we encourage that you experience what the charity is all about by spending some time at one of the fun days, whether its making teas and coffees or assisting with one of the many activities that take place; face painting, sports, arts and crafts.
Training and supervision will be provided.

Family Support Worker
To provide emotional support and/or information to families where there is a child/children with complex medical needs on an ongoing basis. This role requires continuous dedication and some flexibility as the support that is given needs to work around when best suits the families.
Training and supervision will be provided.

Fundraising and Events
There are many different ways of fundraising we need volunteers with an enthusiasm and new ideas to create new ways to help raise money to support the project. You can be as creative as you want and really get involved with the community whilst making and awareness of our local charity. You can give as much or as little time as you wish.

Helpline Support
The helpline provides trained emotional support to families who have children with complex medical needs and bereaved families. They support people through listening counselling and information to families, 1 session requires 2 ½ hours volunteering.
Training and supervision will be provided.

Sports Club Assistant
The sports club provides a unique after school club for children with disabilities and complex medical needs and their siblings.
Training and supervision will be provided.

Shop Sales & Representing The Maypole Project to customers and members of the community
This truly is an important role for creating awareness of the charity, if you have any ideas for the shop or ways to draw more customers in, we would like to know about them.

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