Hospice volunteers needed
We have a dedicated team of over 230 generous volunteers helping our patients, their relatives and our staff in the hospice. Many more volunteers take an active role in our charity shops and in the wider community.
We currently have vacancies for the following volunteer roles:
These volunteers visit patients in their own homes, offering a few hours of their time each week to act as a good neighbour would. They share interests, are a non judgemental listening ear, provide practical support that can make all the difference and enable carers to have a break.
To work in our vibrant café in both the preparation area and server counter. These volunteers prepare and cook food, serve customers and operate the till.
These volunteers are responsible for the care and comfort of patients on their journeys to and from our day centre and/or outpatient appointments using either their own car or the hospice minibus.
These volunteers create and develop attractive flower arrangements within the hospice for the benefit of patients, visitors and staff.
These volunteers are needed on an ad hoc basis to carry out general garden maintenance, pot plants at certain times of the year and keep the garden areas hydrated.
These volunteers are qualified chiropodists who help maintain good foot health for inpatients and those attending our day centre by providing chiropody services to improve their comfort and mobility.
These volunteers help with a variety of tasks such as data cleansing, letter writing and helping our Events Manager.
Charity Shop Volunteers:
Please enquire either by telephone or in person to the shop in which you wish to work. A list of all our shops and their respective contact details can be found on the Fundraising page.
These volunteers are needed to prepare stock for distribution to the shop outlets as per requirement. Preparation may involve sifting through donated goods in bags or boxes; steaming/placing clothing on hangers or in bags; boxing books, bric- a- brac, wool, audio and electrical goods.
These volunteers prepare donated items identified for selling via this medium. This role may involve researching the price to sell at, ascertaining how much the post/packaging would be, taking photographs of the items and packaging the items appropriately in preparation for posting.
Some examples of other roles currently undertaken by our volunteers are:
- Hospice Neighbours
- Complementary Therapists
- Café Helpers
- Flower Arrangers
- Various Administrators
- Charity Shop Helpers …. and many more!
OPEN SESSION FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS
We are holding an
Open Volunteer Recruitment session on:
Thursday 29th June 2017
2:30pm to 4pm
St. Bede’s Conference Centre
for anyone who is interested in becoming a Volunteer at
St Raphael’s Hospice.
(St. Bede’s Conference Centre is located directly behind
St. Raphael’s Hospice and parking is available)
Please note that we require prospective volunteers to attend the full session
Please let Ginny Toubal or Roisin Yin-Poole
know if you would like further details or to attend the session on 0208 099 7777 Ext 4236/4133