Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to support St Kentigern Hospice. Whether you would like to volunteer on your own or as a group, we have plenty of opportunities for you. Come along and get involved!

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Career Booster
Volunteering helps you create a positive
impression, makes you more innovative, creative and
gives you a range of useful skills.

Learn New Skills
Volunteering helps you improve your teamwork,
leadership, problem-solving and people skills.

Become a Part of The Community
New to the area, just retired, in between jobs or need a
bit of company and support? – then volunteer for your
local charity St Kentigern Hospice.

Make a Difference
Your actions as a volunteer within the hospice, whether
big or small, will have an impact on someone’s life.

Make Real Connections
Volunteering lets you meet people from all walks of life.
It gives you the chance to form real friendships that can
last a lifetime.

JOIN OUR VALUABLE TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

Volunteering takes many forms and is enjoyed by a wide range of people. We are extremely grateful to all of our volunteers and the marvellous work they do. If you would like to volunteer, below are some of the ways you can get involved with St Kentigern Hospice.

Main hospice reception

Often the first point of contact for anyone ringing or visiting the Hospice. A vital role, welcoming visitors, answering the telephone, dealing with enquiries, and passing on messages.

Fundraising & Events

Members of our lively fundraising team work tirelessly all year round to raise the funds to maintain hospice services at St Kentigern. Volunteers are greatly valued by the team in both administration roles in the office and helping at events.

Our Volunteer Support Groups are a fantastic way to support the Hospice through fundraising. Call the Fundraising team on 01745 585221 to find out how you can help, we would love to hear from you.

Wellbeing Hwb

Volunteers help with general daily tasks, talking with patients and serving meals.

Drivers

Volunteer Drivers are required to transport patients to and from the hospice, generally once a week. Drivers need fully comprehensive car insurance, a valid driving license and permission from their insurance company to use their own car for this purpose.

Fuel expenses are of course reimbursed.

Retail

We are always looking for assistance in our charity shops. If there is a shop in your area, we cover much of north east Wales and you would like to join our friendly teams, call Val Corner on 01745 583170

In-Patient Unit

Volunteers help with a variety of tasks as supporting nursing staff. These might include answering the door, giving help to patients, their relatives or visitors, arranging flowers, answering the telephone, and other duties as required. Full support and training is provided for this role

 

To enquire about or apply for a volunteer role please email your interest to Joyce Bellingham – j.bellingham@stkentigernhospice.org.uk

 

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