At Action Homeless we want Christmas to be a special time of year for everyone, and you can make this happen! We believe that we have an opportunity for everyone so scroll down to check out our roles. You’ll find our application form at the bottom of this page.

Our Christmas volunteer spaces are now full. Please get in touch if you would like to be placed on the waiting list for any of our roles.


Donation Sorters

Every year we receive an overwhelming amount of donations. Help us sort through them in the run-up to Christmas, and make gift bags and food parcels for people in need.

Our donation sorting week will run from Monday 17th to Friday 21st December.

You can find out more details about the role here.

Cooking & Baking

Join us on December 24th and spend a few hours in the kitchen helping clients rustle up tasty treats and delicious meals. Find out more here.

Hostel Help

Support our work over Christmas. On the 25th, 26th, 29th, 30th of December, we’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to facilitate activities and help out around Mayfield House. Find out more here.

Film & Games Days

Volunteer on the morning of December 26th or throughout the day on December 31st, watching films or playing games with clients. Click here for more details.

Quiz Day

Help us run the Action Homeless Quiz of the Year! On December 26th you can join a team of our clients, compete, and help them win some great prizes. Interested? Read more here.

Pamper Day

Whether you are a qualified hairdresser, beauty therapist, or just enjoy painting nails, join us on Thursday 27th and help pamper our clients. Find out more here.

Pop-Up Shop

Help set up our Pop-Up Shop on December 27th or run it on December 28th. Create a welcoming environment where clients can choose clothing to take away. Find out more here and here.


How to apply

Interested? Fill in our application form and return it to

We've got a full range of Christmas activities lined up this year but we need your help.  All our roles are great ways to meet new people. Alternatively, sign up with friends and make a difference together!