Trading - Sittingbourne

Shop Volunteer - Books


How you can get involved


Join the friendly team at our Sittingbourne shop and help Demelza raise money for terminally ill children and their loved ones from behind the scenes.

If you are an avid reader and have a passion for books we would love to hear from you!

Our recently renovated shop in Sittingbourne is full of hidden gems waiting to be uncovered. If you can lend us your time to carefully scan and sell donated books online, for even just a few hours a week, we would love to hear from you.

Last year, our Demelza charity shops raised an incredible £2.65 million to help fund our cause. This amount would have been absolutely impossible to achieve without the generosity of our dedicated volunteers.

If you would like to put your passion for literature towards a good cause, please click here to learn more and apply today - you never know what amazing books you may discover!


What will you gain from volunteering


  • A chance to meet new people, make new friends and dedicate yourself to a rewarding role
  • The time to develop new skills, take on new challenges and enjoy new experiences
  • The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to Demelza and support children with terminal conditions and their loved ones



Why volunteer for Demelza


There are approximately 40,000 families in the UK with a child who has a terminal condition and this number is rising all the time. The more we understand these conditions, the more effective treatments become and more children than ever before are living for longer with complex conditions.


Last year, Demelza was a lifeline to over 650 children, young people and families’ throughout Kent, South East London and East Sussex.


We provide specialist care and emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, completely free of charge to those who are in need.


Demelza is different because we help with every element of life for a child with a terminal condition. We get to know each and every child, young person and family we work with to ensure they receive a care plan as unique as they are.


Above all, Demelza could not achieve this high quality service without the volunteers who give their time, energy and dedication.


Over 1,000 volunteers give their time across all areas of the charity and we would be incredibly grateful for you to join our team of volunteers.


Together with your support, we will be there to bring joy, fun and relaxation to the lives of every child and family that needs our help.