Springhill Hospice | Making every moment count

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Our current volunteering opportunities:

Bereavement Support Volunteers - We have various vacancies for bereavement support volunteers including a weekly Walk and Talk Group, a weekly Virtual Support Group and to provide weekly one-to-one Telephone Support. Full training will be provided. If this is of interest to you please contact our bereavement team on 01706 649920 or email hmrccg.springhillbereavement@nhs.net for more information.

Volunteer Counsellor - We are looking to recruit a volunteer counsellor, or a counsellor in private practice who could offer 2-3 hours ‘pro bono’ per week to provide support for our Hospice Staff.  The applicant must meet all the essential criteria on the person specification which is available  to view by clicking here. For an informal discussion or a visit to the Hospice, contact Jill Wilson, Psychological and Supportive Care Manager on 01706 649920.

General (Kitchen) volunteers - We are looking for reliable and hard working Volunteers for general (kitchen) duties, mostly needed on a Saturday and Sunday but other times available, with shifts between 9am -1pm, 1pm - 5pm and 4.45 - 7.30pm, although we can be flexible with these times.  Contact Gill Kenny on 01706 649920 for more information and an informal chat.

Retail shop volunteers - We have various vacancies across our network of retail shops including shop floor vacancies working on the till, merchandising and window displays, and back office vacancies to help with sorting and pricing. We also have roles supporting our eBay activity. Contact our Retail Office on 01706 656994 or email retail@springhill.org.uk for more information.

Retail eBay volunteers - We are looking for volunteers to support our e-Bay function by helping with the preparation of donated goods for eBay, researching incoming items for eBay, taking photographs and listing items on our eBay shop as well as packaging and posting items. Contact our Retail Office on 01706 656994 or email retail@springhill.org.uk for more information.

How do I apply?

Application packs are available from Reception, telephone 01706 649920 and ask for the Volunteer Co-ordinator or download the application pack from this website.

Please note that you will need to be over 18 years old for some of the above roles.

Availability of volunteering opportunities varies from time to time and we cannot always guarantee vacancies in any particular role.  Please contact Gill Kenny at the hospice for current vacancies - contact details at the top of the page.

What our volunteers say:

“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."

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