How to volunteer

If you are interesested in volunteering for Cruse in any role, the best way is to contact  your local Area. Find your area.

If you would like to become a bereavement volunteer working directly with bereaved pepole, you will need to complete our ABC training course. Upcoming courses are listed on the regional training page.

If you are interested in volunteering on our national helpline, visit the helpline page.

We also advertise specific volunteer vacancies.

You can also complete our  online expression of interest form  and this allows you to:

  • register interest in becoming a central office, telephone or email support volunteer
  • register interest in becoming an Area or Branch volunteer (please note it will take a bit of time for the forms to be sorted and sent out to Areas, and the quicker option is always to contact your Area direct).

Alternatively, you can download and complete the application form below.




Join us raising funds by taking part in challenges and events, getting involved in your local area, or becoming a partner organisation.

Speak out

Help us campaign on issues which affect bereaved people, or share your story to raise awareness of the work we do.


Join us as a Cruse volunteer and you will be part of team of nearly 5,000 people working together so that people have somewhere to turn when someone dies.