For the Blackthorn Trust to continue the work that we undertake, we are always requiring volunteers to help support our workshops as well as help running our Cafe and Charity Shop that is open to the general public.


The areas that you could volunteer in (depending on avaliability) are as follows:

- Gardens (biodynamic)

- Herb workshop

- Bakery

- Kitchen/cookery

- Cafe

- Craft workshop

- Charity Shop/Cabin


All volunteers must have some experience in the workshop area that you would like to volunteer in and be comfortable working alongside vulnerable individuals.


Our working hours are Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please complete the Application Form and DBS Form and return to:


Blackthorn Trust, St Andrews Road, Barming, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9AN




We would also advise that you read our Volunteer Policy prior to applying. 


We look forward to hearing from you.

Volunteer Application Form
Volunteer Application Form.docx
Microsoft Word document [56.9 KB]
Volunteer Policy
Volunteer Policy.docx
Microsoft Word document [55.4 KB]
DBS Form
DBS Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [76.9 KB]

Contact Us

Blackthorn Trust
St Andrews Road



ME16 9AN

Tel: 01622 828382

Open Monday to Friday from 9.30am - 3.30pm

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