Join our community

We have an amazing community of friendly and dedicated volunteers and we could not do our work without them. We celebrate our wonderful team throughout the year with events and gatherings, so come and join us and help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and their families. We have a number of ways you can volunteer with us. Please see the listings below and use the form to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer roles

Family session volunteer

You will work alongside the therapeutic 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 Mid Kent. *We are currently in need of volunteers for our site in North Kent on a Tuesday morning*.

Family session cook

This role involves preparing and cooking simple meals for the families and the team at one of our sites in West Farleigh, North Kent or Mid Kent, preparing the table, and clearing and tidy away after the meal alongside the team.

Maintenance assistant

You will work alongside our Facilities Manager at our main Hub 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 may include mornings, evenings or weekends depending on your availability and on a rota basis at our Rural site in West Farleigh.

Fundraising volunteer

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

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.