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Bereavement Information Hubs

Are you friendly, approachable and compassionate? We need volunteers to help at our new Bereavement Information Hubs in Wolverhampton, Dudley Sandwell and Walsall. You will have two half day's training, and then volunteer from 2-6 hours a month.

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Area Chair – West Sussex Cruse Bereavement Care

Voluntary Role

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Cruse West Sussex offers face-to-face, telephone, group and website support. Our services are provided locally by our network of 100 trained volunteers and are confidential and free at the point of delivery. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work.

We are looking for an Area Chair to lead Cruse West Sussex.  Our administration support is based in Pulborough but the role will take you across the whole of West Sussex.

This is a unique role, with the opportunity and privilege to become involved in the delivery of an essential service which impacts upon people’s lives. An experienced leader, an effective influencer with excellent relationship building skills, you will foster partnerships across West Sussex, between our volunteers, supporters, other charities, and business.

If you are looking for a challenge and the opportunity to use your skills in the voluntary sector we would like to hear from you. 

Full job description and details about Cruse West Sussex are available from:

Cruse Bereavement Care,
Lodge Hill Centre,
Near Pulborough,
West Sussex
PO20 1LZ
email –

Cambridge Treasurer

This is an exciting voluntary role as a key member of Cruse's Cambridge area management committee. The Treasurer is responsible for ensuring that Cruse's finances are well organised & managed and for providing strategic advice on the overall direction of the charity. The role is vital to ensuring Cruse Cambridge can continue to provide high quality and timely support to those in need in our community.

Specific tasks will include:

  • Undertaking all aspects of financial planning, including producing an annual budget and monitoring it throughout the year.
  • Working with the Area Co-ordinator to ensure records of all the financial transactions are accurate & kept up-to-date
  • Reporting to the Area Management Committee on the Charity's financial status
  • Preparing the year-end statements of accounts
  • Presenting the end-of-year financial report to Central Cruse

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Financial
  • Accounting
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail

For more information, or to apply please contact our Cambridge Office:
Susan Cross, Tel: 01223 302662, Email:



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