British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation is the UK's number one heart charity and through 50 years of funding research we aim to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.


Current opportunities

Are you a social butterfly? Love getting in to conversations? Always have a welcoming smile on your face? Get to know the people from your community with this versatile volunteering role. Gain valuable experience in customer service adding value to your CV. You’ll be at the heart of the BHF’s fight against heart disease. You will be serving customers, helping to promote our stock and awareness campaigns and encouraging every donor to become part of our Gift Aid scheme. If you want to get to know the community around you this is a perfect way to integrate yourself into your local area and maybe spread the volunteering bug to new recruits.

Are you a chatterbox? Can you talk about anything and everything? If this sounds like you we have a fantastic opportunity to let your chitchatting dreams run wild! In our stores we’re always looking for outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers to meet and greet our customers. We talk to our customers, make them feel welcome, help them find the things they’re looking for and inform them of the BHF’s life saving heart research. We keep the sales floor looking fresh and inspiring and thank everyone who brings in their donations and custom. Come and be a part of your local team and learn about customer service skills and gain experience. Don’t worry if you’re not a confident speaker, with this role all you need is a welcoming and helpful attitude. We’ll provide you with all the support and help you need. Perfect for enhancing your CV and skills set.

Do you find gym memberships too expensive? If you like to keep active and stay in shape volunteering in your local furniture and electrical warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. We always need helpful and active people to check in and book donations that come through our doors and help to load and unload furniture form our donation vans. It’s not just a physical work out you can expect when volunteering here you can also get involved in putting together our flat packed furniture, maybe something to puzzle over!

If you like playing with different gadgets, figuring out how they work and making sure they are safe to use this is the perfect volunteering role for you. We’re looking for people like you to test the electrical equipment that is donated to us making sure it is suitable and safe for sale before moving on to the final stage of appliance testing. We will give you all the training you need to be able to safely and confidently carry out this role. So if you have an interest in electrical items, can work in a safe and organised manner and would like to broaden your skill set pop down to your local Furniture & Electrical store for more information and join the BHF team.