Please note that although many of our volunteer roles are currently paused to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus; volunteering is at the heart of the hospice movement and we still want to hear from anyone who would like to support us in this way so that we can welcome you on board once the current situation improves. If you have any questions please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

Compassionate Neighbour

1-2 hours a week
Community based, within care area of Princess Alice Hospice, Esher

Compassionate Neighbours is free, community-led support for people nearing the end of life through age or illness, or who are lonely or socially isolated.

People living with serious, long-term or terminal illness often struggle with loneliness and could do with extra support.  Compassionate Neighbours can really make a difference.  They are a network of trained volunteers who are willing to offer their time, companionship and support to people living in their community.

Training will be on Zoom and you will need to attend all the dates below:
Monday 15th November                 5.30-7.00pm 
Wednesday  17th November          5.30-7.30pm 
Thursday 18th November              5.30-7.30pm 
Monday 22nd November               5.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 24th November          5.30-7.30pm 
Thursday 25th November              5.30-7.00pm 

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

E-Commerce Assistant

4hrs per week
Princess Alice Hospice Distribution Centre, West Molesey

We are looking for volunteers to assist our E-Commerce team at our Distribution Centre in West Molesey with preparing goods to be sold online. Typical tasks include sorting donations, researching valuable items online, taking photos, writing item descriptions and putting them up for sale. Volunteers must be computer literate, have experience with photography and selling items online (for example on ebay).

You will need to commit one 4hrs shift per week:  9am-1pm or 11am-3pm

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

Bereavement Service Group Supervisor

2 hours once a month
Esher, Surrey

The families of anyone who was cared for by Princess Alice Hospice are offered bereavement support after the loss of their loved one. The support is provided by volunteers, some of whom have may have counselling qualifications, but all will have completed an in-house training course which includes bereavement theories and basic person-centred counselling skills.  This role involves supervising 4 volunteers in a group once a month.

Applicants should ideally be BACP accredited and have a qualification in supervision or be on a recognised Supervision course.

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

Shop Volunteer

Flexible
Local Princess Alice Hospice Shop

We are urgently looking for Shop Volunteers to assist in the day-to-day running of our Princess Alice Hospice shops, with the purpose of maximising sales and profitability.  Typical tasks include sorting, pricing and preparing goods for sale, serving customers and keeping the shop looking interesting and attractive.

You can find your local shop here.

All our volunteers receive a group induction, on-the-job training and ongoing support, as well as further training and development opportunities.

When volunteering with us we will ensure that everyone follows the guidance from the government to keep you and others safe. We will do an individual risk assessment to ensure that this is the right role for you. Please get in touch if you have any questions about how we are complying with the guidance and keeping safe.

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

Community Fundraiser Volunteer

3-5 hours per month
In your local area with monthly trips to the Hospice

We are urgently looking for volunteers to support Princess Alice Hospice collecting, replacing and possibly even finding new locations for our collection tins in their local area. The tins will be in local cafes, shops etc.

If you could spend 3-5 hours a month in your local area to assist in this way you would be able to make a big difference, we hope our collection tins income will be in excess of £30,000 this year. We ask that you collect the full tins and replace with new ones at least every 3 months and then return the funds to the Hospice.

We are particularly interested to hear from potential volunteers who can cover one of these areas: Barnes, Brentford, Cobham, Effingham, Leatherhead ,Richmond, Shepperton, Sunbury, Sutton, Tadworth, Thames Ditton, Teddington, Twickenham, West / East Horsley and Worcester Park.

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

Admin Volunteer – Fundraising

4 hrs once per week
Princess Alice Hospice, Esher

As a Community Fundraising Office Volunteer you will support the Community Fundraising Team with administrative activities such as research, data input, stock check of fundraising materials using the phone and computer, and help the team with various projects.

We are looking for a volunteer who has good communication and computer skills.

For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

Other opportunities

Esher, Surrey

If you’re interested in volunteering at Princess Alice Hospice but don’t see any current opportunities that you are interested in, please complete our online Application Form below. We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities in the Hospice itself and throughout our care area of Surrey, South West London and Middlesex. Have a think about your interests and skills and the time that you will be able to commit. Whether it’s 4 hours a month or 4 hours a week, we can support you in deciding what role will work best for you.

For further details about our roles please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk

If you're interested in volunteering at Princess Alice Hospice but don't see any current opportunities that you are interested in, or would like to speak to one of the team, please get in touch by using the form below.

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