Crisis wouldn't be able to change so many lives without the support and commitment of volunteers throughout the year. More than 10,000 people give their time, energy and skills to help us deliver our services, campaign, fundraise and provide administrative and IT support.

Volunteers at Crisis are involved in everything from providing on-going one-to-one support for our homeless clients, to raising much needed funds, to being a trustee on our Board, to running our centres over Christmas. All these roles make a world of difference.

Watch 'A Volunteer's Story', one person's story with Crisis Skylight Merseyside.

Volunteer with Crisis

We encourage applications from all sections of the community particularly those with personal or previous experience of homelessness.

New volunteer roles come up regularly so don’t be discouraged if the role you want is not currently available.

Have a look at the Volunteering with Crisis booklet

If you have not found the role you were looking for, you may want to have a look at the booklet about different areas of volunteering at Crisis. It will give you an idea about the roles likely to come up in the near future.

Volunteer stories

Seventy volunteers have taken to Facebook to share their thoughts and experiences of Crisis at Christmas 2012.

Read Crisis at Christmas volunteer stories

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Volunteers have a significant impact on Crisis and the services it is able to deliver to homeless people. More than 10,000 volunteers are involved in the organisation every year, contributing well over a quarter of a million (266,860) hours of their time.

Download the review of volunteering at Crisis

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If you have not found anything of interest, you may want to have a look at the directory of volunteering opportunities in the homelessness sector.

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