Volunteer Volunteer opportunities Volunteer at our warehouse With donated goods brought in or being collected, it's crucial we have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Our retail income makes a huge contribution to the funding of the Hospice's services. Interested? Call Steve on 01553 767752 or Apply Online This is a great opportunity for someone who's good with people, well organised, reliable and trustworthy and can lift and move furniture with support. You'll meet new people and make new friends, whilst helping the Hospice provide outstanding care for local people living with life-shortening conditions. If you're not currently employed, want to get back into work after a career break, are retired or semi-retired this voluntary role might be just what you're looking for. You'll be providing valuable help with the running of the Warehouse, like loading up deliveries or being on our vans to pick up/deliver larger items - including furniture and bags of goods. You might even be able to help make sure the electrical items we have for sale are safe to use. We'd like you to make a regular commitment for the hours that you're happy to come in - ideally a four hour shift a week in the Warehouse, or a whole day if you're going out on the vans. You'll get full training and support. Things you'd be doing as part of the team Preparing deliveries for shops including loading vans. Heavy lifting may be involved and you'll do Moving and Handling training as part of your Volunteer Induction. Being with the driver on the vans, picking up donated items and delivering customer purchases - furniture, electrical items, bric-a-brac and clothing. Sorting and distributing stock. Organising stock so that the storage and working area is kept tidy. Making sure all stock is safe and in working order. Disposing of unwanted items. Meeting people making donations, accepting and thanking them. Promoting the Gift Aid scheme to increase the value of sales (an extra 25p for each £1). Helping with general cleaning of the warehouse and surroundings.