Become a Volunteer

We have opportunities for volunteers in our café, tea bar and charity shop.

Details about becoming a Small Acts of Friendship volunteer are here.


Friends Café, Park Centre for Breast Care,

Preston Road, Brighton BN1 6AG

This café is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 4pm. If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, please contact the Friends office.


Friends Tea Bar, Hove Polyclinic, 

Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7HY

This busy tea bar is run by a team of volunteers managed by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. For more information about joining them, please contact the Voluntary Services Manager.


The Friends Shop, 95 St James' Street, Brighton

The Friends shop is a traditional charity shop selling clothes, books & media, and bric-a-brac. It is open Monday to Saturday from 10am until 6pm.  If you are interested in volunteering in the shop, please call in to meet the friendly team or contact the office for more details. Training will be given as necessary and no experience is needed - just enthusiasm.

Thank you for all the good work that you do.

Ronald W, member since 2003

Want to find out more?

The Royal Sussex County Hospital is a vital part of our Community. There are lots of ways you can get involved with supporting it. Contact us to find out more.