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At Rotherham Hospice

OUR CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Here is a list of current opportunities. If you see something of interest, please let us know at volunteering@rotherhamhospice.org.uk The list changes regularly so come back often to check!

All posts with * indicated will require DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)

For the volunteer application form click here.     

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Volunteer role:

Gardener

Reports to:

Barry Chilton – facilities manager

Department:

Facilities

Hours / working pattern:

Fully flexible

The Rotherham Hospice has lovely gardens for our patients and visitors to enjoy and we require volunteers to help us maintain them.

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for gardening. This role will enable you to have your own ‘plot’ of the Hospice gardens to look after and help bloom.

We welcome people of all ages, races, cultures and backgrounds so please do not hesitate to get in touch!

The volunteer role specification is available below. Please contact Barry Chilton with any questions or for further information.

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application form and return to volunteering@rotherhamhospice.org.uk.

Volunteer role:

Retail shop volunteer

Reports to:

Shop manager

Department manager:

Head of retail

Hours / working pattern:

To be agreed with shop manager (volunteers needed Monday – Saturday)

Our retail shops are a vital source of income for the Hospice, and without volunteers, we would not be able to continue to run our 8 shops. As a retail volunteer, your main tasks will include accepting and sorting through donated goods, ensuring the shop is kept tidy, cleaning furniture and cloths, assisting with displays. In time this role may also progress to cash handling duties.

Anyone can apply to be a volunteer you do not need any qualifications or previous experience, but retail and customer service experience would be beneficial.

Our shop locations are:
Town Centre
Brinsworth
Herringthorpe
Wath upon Dearne
Dinnington
Maltby
Thurcroft
Wickersley

This role is open to anyone over the age of 16 and we welcome people of all races, cultures, and backgrounds so please do not hesitate to get in touch!
The volunteer role specification is available below. Please contact a member of HR and Volunteering with any questions or for further information.

Alternatively, shop managers at any of our retail shops will be happy to help.

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application form and return to volunteering@rotherhamhospice.org.uk.

Volunteer role:

Gardener

Reports to:

Barry Chilton – facilities manager

Department:

Facilities

Hours / working pattern:

Fully flexible

The Rotherham Hospice has lovely gardens for our patients and visitors to enjoy and we require volunteers to help us maintain them.

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for gardening. This role will enable you to have your own ‘plot’ of the Hospice gardens to look after and help bloom.

We welcome people of all ages, races, cultures and backgrounds so please do not hesitate to get in touch!

The volunteer role specification is available below. Please contact Barry Chilton with any questions or for further information.

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application form and return to volunteering@rotherhamhospice.org.uk.

Volunteer role:

Retail shop volunteer

Reports to:

Shop manager

Department manager:

Head of retail

Hours / working pattern:

To be agreed with shop manager (volunteers needed Monday – Saturday)

Our retail shops are a vital source of income for the Hospice, and without volunteers, we would not be able to continue to run our 8 shops. As a retail volunteer, your main tasks will include accepting and sorting through donated goods, ensuring the shop is kept tidy, cleaning furniture and cloths, assisting with displays. In time this role may also progress to cash handling duties.

Anyone can apply to be a volunteer you do not need any qualifications or previous experience, but retail and customer service experience would be beneficial.

Our shop locations are:
Town Centre
Brinsworth
Herringthorpe
Wath upon Dearne
Dinnington
Maltby
Thurcroft
Wickersley

This role is open to anyone over the age of 16 and we welcome people of all races, cultures, and backgrounds so please do not hesitate to get in touch!
The volunteer role specification is available below. Please contact a member of HR and Volunteering with any questions or for further information.

Alternatively, shop managers at any of our retail shops will be happy to help.

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application form and return to volunteering@rotherhamhospice.org.uk.

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Day hospice / inpatient unit hairdresser

Qualified Hairdressers to work alongside our existing paid hairdresser with our day patients, and in patients. 9.30am – 12.30pm Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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Patient hospitality volunteers

Volunteers are responsible for taking food orders, providing refreshments to both patients and visitors, keeping the refreshment and café area tidy. This is a task oriented role. Various shift times available during the week and weekend.

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Kitchen

We are looking for extra help in our very busy professional kitchen, veg preparation, dishwashing, stock control and general kitchen duties in a very sociable area. Food Hygiene Certificate desirable but food hygiene training will be given. Monday daytime.

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Day hospice volunteers

Volunteers are needed to provide support and companionship for Day Hospice patients. An aptitude towards craft activities is an advantage – Monday and Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm – Monday and Saturday 12.30pm – 3.15pm.

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Bereavement support volunteers

Volunteers support recently bereaved family members of patients who were known to the Hospice. A six session training programme must be attended prior to starting this type of volunteering.

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Community volunteers

Volunteers are needed to offer companionship and support to patients for a set time each week in the patient’s own home. Full training and support are given.

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Inpatient activity / support volunteer

Volunteers provide companionship & spend time with our patients. This includes chatting, reading, helping with some craft activities or just sitting by them whilst they sleep.

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Reception support

Volunteers are needed to support our paid receptionists. You need to be confident, familiar with computers and office equipment, empathetic, good telephone manner. Tuesday 11.30am – 2.30pm & 2.30pm – 5.30pm, Wednesday 11.30am – 2.30pm & 2.30pm – 5pm.

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Complementary therapy

Qualified Aromatherapists, Reflexologists, Reiki practitioners required. Day Hospice based but to provide a service across the Hospice to patients and carers. Weekdays am or pm – times and days negotiable.

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Fundraising - collection boxes

We want to increase the amount of collection boxes out in the community and need volunteers to find new businesses and locations who are happy to have one of our boxes. You may also be responsible in placing and picking up collection boxes. Days negotiable.

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Publicity / ambassador volunteers

We need help with publicising our forthcoming events and are looking for enthusiastic, committed volunteers to help in this area. You will be supported by our fundraising staff. Variable depending on events.

Event fundraisers

We need volunteers to help out at our events. Duties may include setting up and dismantling marquees, marshalling, registering, selling raffle tickets etc. As and when events are organised.

Transport

Minibus Patient Escorts required, to accompany adult patients to and from Day Hospice. 9.20am – 10.am Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 3pm – 4pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Retail driver

To drive our Hospice car or your own vehicle if you prefer to deliver stock items between shops. Any day Mon – Sat one day per week.

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Retail – van drivers assistant

To work alongside our Van Drivers, picking up donated items across the area and moving stock between our retail units in the community. Days negotiable. Start 8am and finish 4pm.

Ebay volunteer

This is an opportunity to research, photograph, upload item details, deal with customers in order to maximise profits of donated goods on weekdays.

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Wath furniture shop

Shop volunteers are required for our Furniture shop in Wath. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various shifts are available.

Maltby furniture shop

Volunteers are required for our furniture shop in Maltby. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various shifts are available.

Maltby shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in Maltby. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various shifts are available.

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Dinnington shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in Dinnington. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various times are available.

Thurcroft shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in Thurcroft. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various times are available.

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Herringthorpe shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in Herringthorpe. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various times are available.

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Brinsworth shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in Brinsworth. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various times are available.

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Wickersley shop

Shop volunteers are required for our shop in the Wickersley. The role includes stock management and customer service. Various times are available.

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support us, whether it be through holding an event, playing in our lottery, volunteering, or donating!

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