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There are lots of volunteering opportunities at First Days.

We know your time is precious, and we are happy to find a volunteer role to suit your availability. We've got a variety of roles; hands on, administrative or out in the community.

Receptionist (multiple shifts available)

First Days site is a busy environment and Receptionists monitor the email inbox and phone line,

to answer enquiries, and welcome customer donations. 

Click here to read the role description.

Donations & Warehouse Assistant (multiple shifts available)

Everything that gets donated needs to be sorted and put in the right place ready to go out to the next family.

This involves hands on work of checking the quality of items and categorising products within the warehouse.

Click here to read the role description.


We are also happy to put you on the waiting list for the following roles:

Gift Pickers (currently unavailable)

First Days provides packages and equipment for local families.

Gift Pickers choose the relevant toys and equipment for each family and package it up neatly ready for delivery.

Current availability: Mondays & Tuesdays

Click here to read the role description.

Delivery Drivers (currently unavailable)

The majority of our packages need to be delivered to local families.

Volunteers can drive either their own car or the First Days van to deliver within a pre-arranged area.

Click here to read the role description.


Equipment Checkers (currently unavailable)

First Days get lots of toys and furniture donated and we need to make sure these all work.

This involves putting new batteries into toys and ensuring furniture

follows health and safety guidelines and can be securely built.

Current availability: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

Click here to read the role description.

If you have skills you can give us which are not currently listed above, please do get in touch as we may be able to utilise you within the organisation. Whether you've got all day or half an hour we'd love to hear from you! 


To get in touch, please email: volunteering@firstdays.net