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

Cafe Assistant

We have volunteering vacancies to assist our café Manager to run the Caring Kitchen based in Pontefract indoor market in the morning on any day Monday to Saturday. This role would best suit someone with a cheerful personality with good communication skills and who can work well in a 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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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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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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Volunteer Ward Helper

To be on hand to help keep our ward patients occupied and help in ensuring they have the things they need. This role involves chatting to patients and shopping for patients who may require a daily newspaper or toiletries etc.
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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 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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