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Team CHSW

As a volunteer you can also learn new skills, gain experience of working with a charity and boost your CV, build your confidence, meet new people and most importantly, have fun while making a valuable difference to children and families across the South West.

If you have time to give we would love to hear from you. We welcome volunteers of all ages and experiences.

Working for Children's Hospice South West

Our mission

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) exists to make the most of short and precious lives, we provide expert holistic and family centred care for life-limited children and their families across the South West of England. This is delivered through our three hospices; Little Bridge House in North Devon, Charlton Farm in North Somerset and Little Harbour in Cornwall. Through our region-wide network of staff and supporters we raise awareness of the children and families whose needs we serve.

Our vision for the future

To be recognised regionally and nationally as a progressive centre of excellence in the care of children who are expected to die before attaining adulthood and their families through enhancing the quality and range of services offered in an efficient and sustainable way which maximises choice and access, and is carried out in partnership with others. Also sharing our expertise widely through the provision of education.

Our ethos

CHSW’s ethos is to ensure that everyone (Trustees and all staff) place children and families at the centre of the organisation. In order to achieve this, everyone will be expected to promote a strong, caring community environment characterised by sensitivity, consideration and responsiveness to others. CHSW will provide an excellent working environment and strive to be an employer of choice for equivalent organisations in the same sector.