How you Can help


At OSCAR Birmingham we recognise that volunteers can play an important part in providing support to charities and individuals. We are always looking for volunteers as this offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge.

Regardless of the motivation, if you decide to become a volunteer with us, you will find it both challenging and rewarding.

All volunteers will be need to attend an initail interview, undertake criminal records check with Disclosure and Barring Scheme and satisfactory receipt of references:

For further details please contact us or complete volunteer application form


As a charity we rely on public donations to help us continue our work with children, young people and families in the community. 

You can help to make a donation by visiting LocalGiving page or making a cheque payable to OSCAR Birmingham.

Our fundrasing project and priorities over the next 12-18 months include:

· Children’s Holiday Project

· Relocation of OSCAR Birmingham

· Office and IT equipment

· Telephone befriending service


Pledge a monthly contribution of £5, £10, or an amount of your choice. Contribute by going to our Local Giving page.

 If you have an idea to help raise funds for OSCAR Birmingham then please get in contact through the form below to see how we can best we can support you by giving you advice and information. 

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Become A Mentor or Befriender


Are you a mentor?

OSCAR Birmingham are looking to recruit volunteers to become mentors or befrienders.

This would be an ideal opportunity if you have few hours to spare each week to help support children and young people living with the illness of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia.

What would I get from this?

Making a difference in the lives of children and young people.

Detailed training programme and support to help carry out your role.

Develop skills including being a leader, working with others and communication.

Travel and lunch expenses paid.

Meeting new people from different backgrounds and make friends.

Support and guidance to help you decide your future goals.

How do I apply?

 If you are interested in volunteering please contact us on 0121 212 9209 or email for further information or download the application pack below and send this directly to us by post or email. 

Contact Us


Mentor and Befriender Role Description (pdf)


Volunteer or Mentor Introduction Letter (pdf)


Volunteer, Mentor or Befriender Application Form (pdf)