Join our community

Join our friendly volunteer team and help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and their families. Develop new skills, make new friends, have fun and share your skills and knowledge with others!

We have a number of ways you can volunteer with us. Please see the listings below and use the associated form to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer roles

Family session cook

This role involves preparing and cooking simple meals for families at one of our sites in West Farleigh, North Kent or East Kent, prepare a table, and clear and tidy up after the meal.

Family session volunteer

You will work alongside the therapy caseworker to prepare the session activities and respond to the needs of the children and families as guided by the caseworker during the session at one of our sites in West Farleigh, North Kent or East Kent. *We are currently looking for volunteers for our site in North Kent on a Tuesday morning*.

Fundraising volunteer

You will work alongside our fundraising team to raise the profile of the charity at events across the County. Based at the site in West Farleigh the role may have scope to be remote or pan Kent.

Maintenance assistant

You will work alongside our Facilities Manager at our rural HQ site in West Farleigh, helping to maintain buildings, operate machinery and undertake DIY.


You will join our team of gardeners working alongside our Family Farm Manager to undertake general outdoor duties such as weeding, mowing, digging and planting on our beautiful rural HQ site in West Farleigh.

Animal carer

You will help care for our lovely family of animals. Duties will include feeding, mucking out and general animal care. This will include some mornings, evenings and weekends on a rota basis at our Rural site in West Farleigh.

To apply for a role, please complete the volunteer sign up form below. We look forward to hearing from you! Please note that due to staff holiday a response to your enquiry may take longer than usual.

To apply for a role please complete the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Safeguarding Statement

Dandelion Time is committed to a culture that safeguards and promotes the welfare of children with robust Safer Recruitment procedures that deter and prevent people who are unsuitable to work with children from applying for or securing employment or volunteering within the charity.  All individuals working in any capacity at Dandelion Time will be subject to safeguarding checks in line with the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education.  This will include a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.