Whether you can offer a few hours, a regular half day or would be interested in supporting a short term project, there are many ways for you to give your time, skills and energy. We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities in the Hospice itself and throughout our care area of Surrey, South West London and Middlesex. If you don’t see any current opportunities below that you are interested in, or you have any questions please contact the Volunteering Team on 01372 461856 or email volunteering@pah.org.uk.

Christmas Tree Collection Volunteer

8th and 9th January 2022

We are looking for some trucks/vans/trailers/long wheelbase vans and drivers to help with collections of Christmas trees and drop them at Garsons Farm in Esher. You will be following a route which will be downloaded on an app. We will also have food and drinks to take with you to last you throughout the day.

This is a short term volunteering role, taking place 8th and 9th January 2022 in local areas.

For further details about this role 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 held via Zoom and you will need to attend all those sessions below:
Monday 14th March 2022                           5.30-7.00pm 
Wednesday 16th March 2022                    5.30-7.30pm 
Thursday 17th March 2022                         5.30-7.30pm 
Monday 21st March 2022                            5.30-7.30pm 
Wednesday 23rd March 2022                    5.30-7.30pm 
Thursday 24th March 2022                        5.30-7.00pm 

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

Ward Support Volunteer

4.30pm to 8.30pm, once a week for six months
Esher, Surrey

This role is designed to support the nurses and healthcare assistants. It is aimed at young people (aged at least 17) interested in a career in healthcare and provides an opportunity to work directly with patients on the Ward.

Applicants must be 17 years old by 14th March 2022

You must be able to commit to volunteering one day every week from w/c 14th March 2022 for six months with minimal absence and must be able to attend one day training on 5th March 2022. It is advisable for applicants to be double vaccinated .

Closing Date for applications is 5th December 2021.

How to apply
Please download and complete the application form below. Completed applications must be emailed to volunteering@pah.org.uk
For further details about this role please contact the Volunteering team on 01372 461856

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

Santa Fun Run Volunteers

3-4 hours
Bushy Park

Join in the fun by helping to spread the word, cheering on runners, keeping them on track and tidying up afterwards. It promises to be a really fun day out and a great way to support a fantastic cause!

Santa Fun Run:  Bushy Park on 5th and 12th December, from 9.00am – 12.00. Can you line the route to spread some festive cheer and encourage our runners? You will sign in runners as they arrive and then help indicate where they need to continue along the route. Once the run has started, if you could spare time to walk over to the finish line and cheer them as they finish it will be greatly appreciated by the runners. We also want to help maintain the park and make sure we have not left any litter, so your help with this would be invaluable!

If you can’t make the dates, can you help spread the word about our iconic and much loved event? Could you take some leaflets to deliver to roads in your area at any time convenient for you?

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 – Retail

6hrs once per week
Princess Alice Hospice Distribution Centre, West Molesey

The Distribution Centre is the Head Office for the Retail division of the Hospice, supporting the 45 charity shops across the catchment area, that generate around £1.5m for the Hospice. Admin Volunteer would be providing administrative support, specifically banking reconciliation, at the retail headquarters to support the smooth running of the shops.

We are looking for a volunteer who has good communication skills, high accuracy and attention to detail. Ideally volunteer needs to commit one day per week (10am – 4pm) Tuesday – Friday.

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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