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Volunteer application form

If you wish to become a volunteer with The Compassionate Friends, please complete the form below.

You can also download a PDF version of this form to return by post.

If you are applying to volunteer on our National Helpline, please contact helpline@tcf.org.uk or call 0345 120 3785 for our Helpline application form.

Please complete at least one of a landline or mobile telephone number below.

This is required – to join, contact the National Office on 0345 120 3785 or email info@tcf.org.uk.

Your involvement with The Compassionate Friends

What volunteer role(s) are you interested in?

About you

Tell us about your qualities, experiences, skills which might help you in your role supporting others. Perhaps, also include something about your family, pastimes/hobbies, employment and voluntary work you have done before, health etc.


Please supply details of 2 referees (not family members – one can be a TCF member).

References, if sought, will not be taken up until after the Initial Volunteer Training and Information Day.

DBS check

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Each year thousands of parents suffer the loss of a son or a daughter. Please help us to support families in their time of greatest need.

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