Calling All Mums to Give Back This Mother’s Day

We’ve all heard the age-old mantra, ‘mother knows best’; a phrase that has been proven time and time again when we’ve needed a bit of motherly advice. From scraped knees to uni blues, first jobs to first homes, we rely on the guidance and support of the woman who’s spent every day building us up. So how do we say thank you to women across the UK that have sacrificed so much to raise their families?

Picking the perfect gift for Mum can be stressful, but what if you could help shoppers find the right way to say thank you this Mother’s Day?  On Saturday 23rd March, St Pancras International, in partnership with Women’s Aid, will be providing Mums in Residence to help visitors peruse shops and find the right Mother’s Day gift – and who better to pick a gift for Mum than another mum? In return, users will be asked to offer a donation to Women’s Aid, and St Pancras will provide a donation for every mum recruited. Sounds great, right? Let’s find out how you can get involved.

Calling All Mums to Give Back This Mother’s Day

Calling all mums

Are you a master gift giver? Do you know the sorts of presents that would really mean something to a busy mum? St Pancras International is looking for gift savvy mums to help guide people in the right direction.

As a Mum in Residence, you’ll be helping Londoners, commuters and national/international travellers find the ideal gift ahead of Mother’s Day. You’ll be required the navigate the station, direct shoppers toward the best gifts and encourage donations to Women’s Aid.

What you’ll bring the role:

  • An eye for the perfect gift
  • An understanding of the pressures of last-minute panic buying
  • A friendly, enthusiastic and sociable personality


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A rewarding experience

Not only will you be helping panicked shoppers, but you’ll be helping the station raise vital funds for Women’s Aid, a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a safer future for women and children.

In order to say thanks for donating your time, St Pancras will be offering every mum who helps out a £20 gift card and lunch/refreshments. On top of all that, you’ll be provided with some snazzy Mums in Residence gear for the day.


How to get involved

St Pancras International is looking for Mums in Residence on the following date:

  • Saturday 23rd March: 10am (for briefing), 11am start – 3pm finish

If you’re interested in applying, contact [email protected] stating why you’d like to become a Mum in Residence, including an outline of your shopping experience and availability for the dates above. Successful applicants will be contacted to confirm their place and arrangements.

Stephanie Dotto

Content & SEO Lead at CharityJob. Lover of fiction, films and food. In a previous life, she was a music and tourism journalist. When she's not writing and editing blog content, she is working on her novel.

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