Sussex Prisoners' Families
Sussex Prisoners' Families: 01273 499843
Prisoners’ Families Helpline: 0808 808 2003

Volunteer with us and make a real difference to families' lives.

Why volunteer with us?

Volunteering with us gives you unique experience of the criminal justice system. Our volunteers have gone on to careers in probation, the prison service and related fields. We offer comprehensive training and professional development and we pay expenses.

“The valuable experience the role provided helped me to secure a worthwhile job within the CJS”
“I am not as judgemental as I used to be.”
“Being a court volunteer with a friendly face explaining how it all works, in a simple but informative way has been very satisfying.”

Court Volunteer

Get in touch 

While we are not actively recruiting for this role, we are always interested to hear from people who would like to volunteer in court. 

This is a challenging and rewarding position, which involves giving support and advice to families of defendants in crown courts across Sussex. 

For more information you can download the role description here or contact Bex on

Please download the job description here and fill in our application form and equal opportunities form.  Or email if you would like to find out more about this role.