0191 28 55 999
Daft as a Brush House
Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2DR

Can you help at Daft as a Brush?

Daft as a Brush depends on our fantastic volunteers, without them, the charity could not operate the transport service. If you can spare some time and wish to be involved helping cancer patients get to and from hospital, please apply or call us.

Get involved with just a few hours per week or a little longer, we need drivers and ambulance companions in the North East and North West of England. Thank you.

Join the ‘Daft as a Brush’ family! Volunteer Applications

Our free cancer patient transport service operates throughout Northumberland, North and South Tyneside, Durham, Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne and surrounding areas. We’re now operational in the North West of England in Carlisle and Whitehaven. Volunteer Drivers and Ambulance Companions are required to assist and support cancer patients on their journey to recovery in these areas.

Volunteers are at the heart of our free service to cancer patients, everyone receives a uniform, full training, invitations to social events, free seasonal goodies and more!

 For further information please call: 0191 28 55 999 and chat with our Volunteer Officer, David Wilson. Or, download an Application Form below and once fully completed, return to Daft as a Brush House, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2DR or simply email david.wilson@daftasabrush.org.uk

All applicants are DBS checked.
Watch our short film below and get to know some of our fantastic Volunteers who helped patients throughout the Covid Crisis. Thank you.

downloadComplete the application form

Click here to download an application form.

Ambulance adoption

Each of our 36 ambulances are adopted by a local Primary or First School. They create the brilliant artwork for the back and name each ambulance too.

Our new fleet of ambulances are helping patients in Cumbria and Whitehaven get to and from hospital for their Chemotherapy and / or Radiotherapy – But each ambulance needs a name! If your school can adopt a vehicle please get in touch! To be clear, there is absolutely no charge to the school. Our charity covers the design, printing and application costs of the vinyl graphics onto the ambulance. 

Please contact: info@daftasabrush.org.uk