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Volunteer and Make a Difference

At Sunflowers Suicide Support, volunteers are the heart of our organisation. Your time and dedication can make a significant impact on the lives of those affected by suicide. We offer various volunteer opportunities that allow you to contribute your skills, passion, and time to a cause that matters.

Why Volunteer with Sunflowers?

  • Make a Real Difference: Your efforts directly support individuals and families in need, helping them navigate the difficult journey of suicide bereavement.

  • Personal Growth: Volunteering can be a transformative experience, offering personal and professional development, enhancing your empathy and communication skills.

  • Join a Supportive Community: Our volunteers become part of a caring and compassionate community, working together to make a positive change.

Some examples of volunteer Roles

  • Administration Support: Assist with essential administrative tasks, helping us run efficiently and ensure that our services reach those who need them.

  • Peer Support Volunteers: Provide emotional support and companionship to individuals and families affected by suicide. Your lived experience can make a significant difference.

  • Group Facilitators: Lead or assist in facilitating support groups, creating a safe space for sharing and healing.

  • Event Support: Help us organize and manage events, raising awareness and funds for our cause.

  • Fundraising Committee: Join our fundraising team, developing and implementing strategies to support our programs and initiatives.

  • Data Input: Assist in maintaining our database and records, ensuring that we can provide ongoing support to our beneficiaries.

How to Get Involved

Becoming a Sunflowers Suicide Support volunteer is easy. Here's how to get started:

  1. Complete Our Volunteer Application: Fill out our volunteer application form, telling us about your skills, interests, and the type of role you're interested in.

  2. Interview and Orientation: Once we receive your application, we'll reach out to schedule an interview and provide an orientation to our organisation. Volunteers are required to have a DBS check

  3. Choose Your Role: Based on your interests and our current needs, you can choose a volunteer role that suits you best.

  4. Training and Support: We provide training and ongoing support to ensure you feel confident and prepared in your role. We require all volunteers to have completed ASIST within 12 months of joining Sunflowers.

Join Us in Making a Difference

Ready to make a positive impact in your community? Join us as a Sunflowers Suicide Support volunteer. Your dedication can bring comfort and hope to those who need it most.

Thank you for considering volunteering with Sunflowers Suicide Support. Together, we can create a more compassionate and supportive environment for individuals and families affected by suicide.

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