As COVID-19 restrictions have eased we are providing a mix of online and face to face carers’ groups and events. For details or support contact us on 01992 58 69 69 (9am-5.30pm Mon - Thurs & 9am-4.30pm Fri).
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We are currently looking to fill the volunteer roles listed below.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of these roles, please let us know by filling in our online application form. Alternatively, you can download a  Volunteer Application Interest Form and email it to or post it to the address on the form. To find out more about what it's like to be a Carers in Hertfordshire volunteer please visit our Volunteer page.

Keep in Touch Service Volunteers

Due to coronavirus and the support we have needed to offer, we are being more proactive with our carers and seeing real benefits. We need to recruit new Keep in Touch volunteers to help us with this role. The role is based at home and we would ask you to ring 5-10 carers each week. The carers are not expecting our calls and you will get a list with new names each week. 

Keep in Touch (COVID-19) Volunteer Role Description

Keep in Touch Out of Hours Volunteers

Due to coronavirus and the support we have needed to offer, we are being more proactive with our carers and seeing real benefits. We need to recruit new Keep in Touch volunteers to help us with this role. The role is based at home and we would ask you to ring 5-10 carers each week. The carers are not expecting our calls and you will get a list with new names each week. We are now recruiting volunteers who wish to support this service out of hours on Wednesdays weekly 5.30pm - 7.30pm.

Keep in Touch (COVID-19) Out of Hours Volunteer Role Description

Carer Trainer

Carer Trainers provide training to health and social care professionals and university students to influence and inform future good practice. Through sharing lived care experiences, they offer powerful insights to help organisations recognise how they can support and deliver more carer friendly services. The aim is to seek improved outcomes for both carers and workers in health and social care.

This role is different to other roles listed here. The role can be either paid or undertaken in a volunteer capacity. If you are interested, you will be put in touch with the Project Worker to discuss your options.

Carer Trainer Role Description

Mentor Volunteers

We are training new Mentor Volunteers in September 2021. Mentors support unpaid family and friend carers on a 1:1 basis, providing a listening ear and helping carers to set small goals that will help them feel less isolated, have more social contact, increase their confidence and knowledge about available support.

Mentor Volunteer Role Description

Virtual Note Taker at Forums and Meetings

We are looking for volunteers who are looking to gain experience in taking notes, for our Forums and Meetings. Our Forums are all taking place on Zoom on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, throughout the year. Our Meetings are also held on Zoom on various days of the week.

Virtual Note Taker Volunteer Role Description

Carer Support Hub Group Leaders and Helpers

We run 16 Carer Support Hub Groups across Hertfordshire which meet once a month at regular times. We are looking for new Leaders to run our groups in Berkhamsted, Borehamwood, Bishops Stortford, and Harpenden. We welcome applications for Joint Leaders if people want to share the role. We are looking for confident people who like working in teams and have an understanding of caring. Good communication skills are important. We would also welcome volunteers to help make drinks or greet carers at the Hub meetings.

Role description: Carer Support Hub Group Leader Volunteer Vacancy

Bereavement Volunteers

To work as part of our team of trained volunteers to support bereaved carers to help them to find their own way forward after their loss.

Bereavement Volunteer Role Description (COVID-19 response)

If you can’t find anything you are interested in please contact us by email on   or ring us on 01992 58 69 69 and we will do everything we can to find you the perfect opportunity.

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