Volunteer vacancies

Are you looking to help us help others?

People volunteer for many different reasons. Some have a connection with the hospice through family members and friends we have cared for, some wish to give something back to their community and others come to strengthen their CV by developing new skills.

Our volunteers are of all ages and come from a variety of backgrounds. No matter what the reason, volunteering is an excellent way to meet new people and to support your local charity.

Current Roles

Catering Volunteer

Volunteers work in a small busy team to help prepare and serve a variety of hot and cold meals for patients, visitors, staff and volunteers.  Catering volunteers also help out with washing up and cleaning duties.  No special skills are required.  All new volunteers are given an induction when they start along with on the job training and supervision to help them settle into their role. 
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Catering Volunteer

Volunteers work in a small busy team to help prepare and serve a variety of hot and cold meals for patients, visitors, staff and volunteers.  Catering volunteers also help out with washing up and cleaning duties.  No special skills are required.  All new volunteers are given an induction when they start along with on the job training and supervision to help them settle into their role. 
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Complementary Therapist

The Prince of Wales Hospice provides a complementary therapy service to patients and carers across a variety of clinical areas and locations. The main purpose of the role is to support the delivery of complimentary therapy to the Outreach service. This will offer the volunteer the opportunity to enhance their skills and experience in a palliative care setting.
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Day Therapy Outreach Volunteer

To assist in supporting people who attend the Day Hospice Therapy Outreach service. This role involves chatting to patients and their carers, assisting them to undertake activities and also to assist the team in setting up the sessions.
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Day Therapy Outreach Volunteer

This role would suit someone with a cheerful personality and good communication skills who enjoys meeting and chatting to people. It is important that the volunteer can work as part of a team and can also be perceptive to the needs of patients.
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Fundraising Volunteer

This role involves playing an active part in our friendly Fundraising and Volunteers Group and also fundraising in the community by organising and running initiatives such as stalls, tombolas, bag-packing and raffles.
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Fundraising Volunteer

This role involves playing an active part in our friendly Fundraising and Volunteers Group and also fundraising in the community by organising and running initiatives such as stalls, tombolas, bag-packing and raffles.
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Volunteer Charity Shop Assistant

To play an integral part in the successful running of one of our busy retail stores and working as part of a team of volunteers with the guidance and support of our shop managers and assistant managers. There will be an opportunity to be involved in a variety of tasks while at the same time meeting new people, learning new skills and having fun, gaining work experience which will help in building self confidence.
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Volunteer Charity Shop Assistant - Pontefract

At the Prince of Wales Hospice we are well supported with great donations and new stock coming in every day and we are looking for someone to join our friendly charity shop team in our Pontefract shop as a volunteer Shop Assistant assisting with the pricing and merchandising of donated items.
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Volunteer Charity Shop Stock Room Assistant - Pontefract

We are looking for someone to join our friendly charity shop team in our Pontefract shop as a volunteer Stockroom Assistant to help us sort, identify and keep track of the wonderful stock in our shop.
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Volunteer Depop Assistant - Castleford Furniture Shop

Are you active on Depop, love fashion and would like to support the Prince of Wales Hospice? If so, we need your help to develop and manage our online Prince of Wales charity Depop store. We’re looking for dedicated volunteers (individuals, friends or even couples) to help select suitable items from our donated stock, take photographs of the items and then list them on our Depop shop.
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Volunteer eBay Listing Assistant - Castleford Furniture Shop

To provide assistance with the research and photography of items submitted for listing on The Prince of Wales Hospice eBay website and to assist with the packing of items sold through eBay.
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Volunteer eBay Post Room Assistant - Castleford Furniture Shop

To provide assistance with the packaging and posting of items sold on The Prince of Wales Hospice eBay website and to manage the post room stationary supplies.
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Volunteer Housekeeping Assistant

To support the Housekeeping team to undertake cleaning and domestic duties across the Hospice as directed by the Housekeeping team.
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Volunteer Receptionist

This voluntary position will be part of a team supporting our Receptionists by providing a welcome to the Hospice for all visitors both face to face and via the telephone. This position involves a small amount of general administration which includes preparing the outgoing mail and use of a till.
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