Community volunteer

Volunteer role

Community volunteer


Two to three hours a week


In the community and in clients’ homes. We particularly need support in the Evesham and Pershore areas.

Reporting to

Family Support Practitioner

The role

The Community Volunteer Service provides important support for people accessing palliative care or bereavement support through St Richard’s Hospice.

Community volunteers provide support including:

  • Befriending and companionship
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Carer respite visits
  • Local outings such as to a café, supermarket, or out for lunch

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About you

We are looking for caring, compassionate people who are committed to making a difference to the lives of the patients and families we support.

Please download the volunteer role description below for specific details on the qualities and, where applicable, qualifications needed for this position.

What we offer

  • A comprehensive onboarding process including an induction day and role specific training sessions
  • Support and guidance from members of staff
  • The chance to make a real difference to the lives of our patients and loved ones
  • Invitations to social events where you’ll meet other staff and volunteers
  • The opportunity to provide feedback on your volunteering experience
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket travel related expenses
  • Regular communication and updates about the hospice

Find out more

Are you interested in this opportunity? Click the button below to download the full details for this role.

To apply for this voluntary position, please fill out the form below.

To contact our People Services Team, email or call 01905 763963.

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  • *Please note that if you are under the age of 18 years a parental consent form will need to be completed before your application can be processed
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