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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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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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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Events Fundraiser volunteer

This role is an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to assist with the delivery of Hospice and community fundraising events, working along side our Fundraising Team. This role would suit someone with enthusiasm who enjoys being involved and likes to juggle lots of competing demands. Please look at our events calendar to see the up coming events and the exciting things you could be involved in helping to deliver.
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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 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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