This role is to interact with residents and be a listening ear for them. They also support the staff member in the operational running of the night shelter and in the event of any difficulties such as illness of a resident. The volunteer arrives at 8.45pm and leaves at 9am the following morning (10am on Sundays and Bank Holidays).  The staff member and the volunteer are up at 7am Monday to Saturday and 8am on Sundays & Bank Holidays.

Night shift volunteers will assist the duty Night Shift staff in the smooth running of the shelter over night.

Whilst covering a sleeping shift, overnight volunteers have the use of a designated, secure, temperature regulated room. 

If you are interested in volunteering please download and complete the application form then email it to barbara.buxton@chesshomeless.org

Volunteer Application Form