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.

We are urgently looking for volunteers in those areas: Epsom, Tadworth and Banstead.

Training will be over Zoom and you will need to attend all the sessions below

Monday 12th July                         5.30-7.00pm
Wednesday 14th July                   5.30-7.30pm
Thursday 15th July                       5.30-7.30pm
Monday 19th July                         5.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 21st July                   5.30-7.30pm
Thursday 22nd July                      5.30-7.00pm

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

Morning Ward Support Volunteer

One day a week 9.30am – 13.30pm
Esher, Surrey

This role is designed to support the nurses and healthcare assistants. It is aimed at people who want to gain and develop skills in health and social care or who would be interested in using the skills they already have in a hospice setting. The role involves tasks such as preparing meals for patients and assisting them to eat, assisting nursing staff, as well as interacting with patients and families. Full training will be provided.

Applicants must be 17 years old before starting the volunteer role.  The clinical training will be held on 23rd August with an additional non clinical training date on 20th August for new volunteers.

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

Christmas Card Picker and Packer

short term role - 13th July – 23rd July
Princess Alice Hospice Distribution Centre

Volunteers needed to Pick and Pack Christmas cards ready to distribute to our shops. This is an opportunity that you can do as a family – but as a parent you will be responsible for your child (7 and over) throughout the volunteering.  You will need to commit at least one shift either morning (9am – 12pm) or afternoon (1pm – 4pm) on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday .

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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