Become a volunteer!

Please note, some of our volunteering roles are currently unavailable due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Please see below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator (Gill Kenny) on 01706 649920 if you are interested in volunteering for Springhill Hospice.

Volunteering Opportunities

Why Volunteer?

The support Springhill’s volunteers provide is vital, they allow us to keep our doors open 365 days a year through their selfless support in everything we do.

Our volunteers are involved in a range of areas and roles including receptionists or gardeners, general volunteers or bereavement support members, drivers, shop volunteers or fundraising team support members.

Here at Springhill we welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you want to help the Hospice on a regular basis or as a one off at our fundraising events we have something to suit everyone and would love your support!

Our volunteers are from a wide range of backgrounds and of various ages.  They do, however, have one thing in common – they all want to ‘give something back’  and in doing so, each volunteer brings their own unique qualities and skills to the Hospice.

It is very important to us that our volunteers benefit from their volunteering, as well as the Hospice and our Community benefitting from them giving freely of their time.  An induction is held for new volunteers and a range of ongoing training sessions are held for volunteers to enable them to enhance their skills and work effectively within the Hospice environment.

Volunteer Roles

We have a wide variety of volunteer roles across the Hospice, tailored to suit your skills and preferences.

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Community Volunteers

Community Volunteers get the opportunity to support our patients and families in their own homes, providing a valuable few hours a week of companionship with a patient, allowing families and carer’s a well – earned break.

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We currently have  vacancies for the following roles:

People volunteer for a variety of reasons:

  • To give support to the local community

  • To meet new people, make new friends and be part of a team

  • To learn new skills

What our volunteers say:

"I feel privileged that I have been able to do this and hope I can carry on for many years to come.”

“I have worked in many parts of the Hospice over the past sixteen years, each one very rewarding, giving love, compassion and support to many patients and their families."

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