Our committed team of volunteers provides a great deal of support in the smooth running of the charity. We currently have around 20 people helping out, mainly with operation of our services. If you would like to apply to become a volunteer, please click here to apply using our online form. For all other enquiries, please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator at volunteering@stevenagehaven.org.uk



Opportunities for volunteering include:


Kitchen Staff:


There is always a need for volunteers to help out preparing lunches and evening meals at the two hostels. They are provided with the training needed to gain hygiene certification.



Daytime activities:


We are always looking to extend our provision of activities for clients. Please do get in touch if you have specialist skills which you think may be beneficial. Of particular interest are volunteers who can get involved in supporting sport and leisure, art and craft, music, alternative therapies. We would also like to hear from people with tutoring experience.



General shift volunteering:


(evenings / weekends) assist staff around the project including chatting to residents and tidying / sorting duties.





Help us collect/ deliver donated items or dispose of broken/unwanted items.



Sorting donations:


  • Helping to sort through and organise donated clothing and household items. 
  • Sorting and organising food deliveries and donations in our food stores.


Working with other agencies, we provide emergency accommodation and support services to homeless single people in Hertfordshire.
Our hostels provide a lifeline to single people experiencing homelessness who are over 18 but do not fall within the statutory duty of care of local authorities.
Click here to learn about the numerous ways in which you can donate to or help fundraise for Stevenage Haven.