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Volunteer for BOSP

Our volunteers are amazing and we simply could not be without them! We are always looking for enthusiastic people to help with our work here at BOSP.

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Fundraising Volunteer

Being a fundraising volunteer is fun and rewarding so why not join our team?  We could always do with extra support to raise vital funds for equipment and services.

We run regular fundraising events across the year in Billericay, Basildon or Brentwood. Whether it's helping us to prepare for Charity Balls and lunches, running a tombola stall, collecting raffle prizes, cheering on runners at sponsored events or taking part in street collections, it is such a great help to us.

Or you may prefer to run your own annual events with friends, colleagues and family, from coffee afternoons to Come Dine with Me dinners, setting yourself challenges and targets throughout the year.

If you are interested in supporting us and making new friends, whilst having fun, then please call The BOSP Office on 01268 553117 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Volunteer Neighbourhood Fundraiser

Do you have a couple of hours to spare a week?  We are looking for Volunteer neighbourhood Fundraisers to build supportive relationships in their hometown.  Duties include, amongst others:

  • Sourcing potential ‘pot holders’ – visiting prospective establishments and asking if they would mind keeping a pot at the till on behalf of BOSP
  • Collecting and replacing full BOSP collection pots from local businesses and organisations
  • Maintaining and updating BOSP’s list of collection pot and fundraising buckets
  • Numbering and labelling collection pots
  • Sourcing materials and prizes from local businesses for BOSP raffles and auctions, via visits, phone calls, letters and personal connections
  • Organising bucket collections at various venues, including shopping centres and football clubs etc.

For more information about the position, please download the details below or call The BOSP Office on 01268 553117

Volunteer Support Worker

Are you kind, caring and patient and interested in enhancing the lives of disabled children and young people with disabilities? 

Can you commit to providing regular hours of support? 

If the answer is 'yes' please call The BOSP Office on 01268 553117 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Share your story

We're always looking for people to share their story about their experience of disability and BOSP. Whether you have personal experience of disability yourself or through a family member or friend, we use personal stories in the media, on our website, on social media and in our publications. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected].


BOSP's Board of Trustees is a group of volunteers who take overall responsibility and act collectively to govern the charity. They are responsible for ensuring the mission and long-term aims of the charity are met. Trustees have the ultimate legal responsibility for directing the affairs of a charity, and ensuring that it is well-run, and meeting the needs for which it was set up.

We are looking for additional Trustees to join our Board, so please do contact us for more information.


BOSP is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  BOSP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.