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My volunteering story, Glenn Barker

I have been a volunteer for only a year, but in that short time I have enjoyed the special quality that embodies working at St Richard’s. I started as a driver and have progressed to community volunteering, which has included brushing up on my ironing skills! The ‘Morgan rides’ venture, now in its second year, has… Read more »

My volunteering story, Ellie Bulman

Volunteering with the St Richard’s Hospice community team has been incredibly rewarding and has offered me a valuable insight into the social effects of illness on people’s everyday lives. As a Community Services Volunteer, I visit a lady being cared for by St Richard’s for an hour each week and help her with day to… Read more »

Hospice recognises vital support of volunteers

Volunteers who offer their skills and experience to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their families are being recognised in a series of events. The week of events marks national Volunteers Week, 1-12th June, which aims to celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to their communities. Almost 1,000 volunteers… Read more »

My St Richard’s by Kate Palmer 

I have been a volunteer in the St Swithin’s Street shop book department for just over a year.  Prior to that I was a customer, as I have always loved books, which was when I saw the vacancy for a volunteer advertised.  As I am a busy, full-time mum, the flexibility of this role is… Read more »

Work experience for pupils at hospice

Three local school children are exchanging 20 hours of school for 20 hours service at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The Year 10 students from The River School are undertaking the community service as part of their vocational Asdan qualification, a nationally recognised qualification and training body. William Deane, Connor Baird and Habibah Zamir, all… Read more »

Volunteers help patients travel

Volunteers Peter Humphrey and Rosemary Kite

Volunteers like Rosemary Kite and Peter Humphrey are a vital part of the service St Richard’s offers to patients, helping them to travel to Day Hospice where they can receive specialist care and support and enjoy the company of others in similar situations. Rosemary and Peter describe a typical day for them at St Richard’s… Read more »

Supporting patients as a St Richard’s volunteer

Judith Irwin Volunteer

It all started two years ago with a piece in the local paper all about St Richard’s and me wanting to do something for the local community. I went along to an open evening and was surprised at all the different areas they needed volunteers for, from fundraising to receptionists. I was interested in the… Read more »

Hospice recognises vital support of volunteers

Volunteers who offer their skills and experience to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their families are being recognised in a series of events. The week of events marks national Volunteers Week, 1-7 June, which aims to celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to their communities. Over 1,000 volunteers… Read more »

Community Volunteers

Community Volunteers You can Help. You can help neighbours in need. Offering a small amount of your time will make a real difference to patients and their families and friends when they need it most. Our Hospice Community Volunteers are people who are able to give around two hours a week to offer practical help… Read more »