About Us - Volunteer Vacancies
Volunteer Photographer :
Many activities go on at the Hospice and we are on the look out for a photographer who is interested in capturing these moments. We need a stock of up to date photos that we are able to use in our marketing materials, on our facebook page as well as lots of other places both internal and external. For further information please contact Chris Crump, Voluntary Services Manager 01279 773722 or email email@example.com
Needed to maintain our large gardens. You will work under the direction of a Team Leader and be part of a dedicated group of gardening enthusiasts. For a Role Description and further details, please contact Chris Crump – Voluntary Services manager 01279 773722 or Julie Hewlett – Facilities Manager on 01279 773721.
Complimentary Therapist volunteer
We are looking for Complimentary Therapist volunteers to join our Day Therapy Team – For full details of the Role description please download the pdf below or contact Chris Crump Voluntary Services Manager on 01279 773722 for further details.
Complimrntary Therapist Volunteer Role Description
Volunteers urgently needed at:-
Dunmow Shop – Volunteers urgently needed Wednesday mornings and afternoons and also on Thursday mornings, each week.
Debden Shop – Saturday AM or PM
Epping Shop – A volunteer needed to float on different days as and when needed.
Saffron Walden Shop – We are in desperate need of Volunteers to sort and steam clothes at our Saffron Walden Shop. Any shifts would be considered but especially Wednesday morning and anytime Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
We urgently need sorting volunteers at:
Epping Shop – desperately needed on Mondays
Saffron Walden Shop –Thursday afternoons
Retail volunteer opportunities
A few hours a week can make a real difference, can you help?
Urgently required -
Saturday - Stock sorters
Sunday - Stock sorters, including books
Stock sorters required most weekday afternoons.
Adhoc - van assistant - helping driver with collections and deliveries of furniture and other stock to cover holidays. Full day Mon to Sat
Retail Gift Aid volunteers
Contact Richard on 01279 639760 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bishop’s Stortford bookshop
Saturday – sorting and sales volunteers
Contact Jeff on 01279 755990 or email: email@example.com
Shop Volunteers – Promoting Gift Aid at Harlow Shop.
You will work under the guidance of the Shop Manager and the Retail Sales Officer and as part of a team of volunteers that will be promoting Gift Aid, duties will include:
approaching donors bringing goods into the shop explaining how Gift Aid works.
Obtaining and checking signed Gift Aid declarations from donors where appropriate
Processing Gift Aid donations by labelling the goods and helping to sort them
Keeping daily statistics of donors/donations
Entering donor declarations and daily statistics on to our computerised database.
No experience is required, as full training will be given. We are looking for confident, friendly, reliable, hard working, adaptable people who are willing to learn and happy to work as part of a team.
A minimum commitment of 4 hours (one shift) per week, with the flexibility to work additional shifts.
Please contact Chris Crump – Voluntary Services Manager on 01279 773722 or Shelia Gregory – Retail Office Manager on 01279 454596
Street Collector Organiser
We are looking for an enthusiastic Voluntary Collection Organiser to support our Community Fundraisers by organising and administering our street collections. For full details of the role description please download the document below or contact the Fundraising Team on 01279 773753 for further details
Street Collector Organiser role
Collecting on our local high streets, at local supermarkets and in our community has raised over £8,000 in 2012. We are urgently seeking volunteers to represent St Clare Hospice and hold one of our collecting tins either on a local high street or at a local supermarket so that the general public can donate their coins. We currently have the following locations and dates booked for collections and need volunteers to help us out for one hour:-
Waltham Abbey – 25th/26th January
Bishops Stortford – 7th February, 12th,13th July, 28th November
Harlow – 14th March, 25th April, 19th, 20th July, 28th September, 30th November
Saffron Walden – 6th April, 12th November.
Epping – 16th May
Great Dunmow – 22nd June, 19th November
We also have ad-hoc collections in Ongar, please contact us if you can help in the Ongar area.
For further details please contact Chris Crump – Voluntary Services Manager on 01279 773722.
Why we need you:
What will I be doing?
Providing support to the Fundraising department by delivering and collecting our Sunflower badges boxes and Christmas bell badges to local shops, schools, doctors etc. You will be given a list of where the boxes will need to be delivered, and will be responsible for the collection of the boxes.
You will be required to collect and return the boxes to the hospice.
What skills will I need?
You will be able to communicate effectively and efficiently.
You will have a reliable and mature attitude.
You will also need your own transport and a full drivers license
How much time do I need to commit?
With regards to the Sunflower and Bell boxes ideally we would like you to commit to four days a year, (one day in May to deliver Sunflower boxes, one day in June to collect, one day in October/November to deliver our Christmas bell badges and one day in December to collect).
We may also need you to come to the hospice for half an hour before the boxes are due to go out to run through the process.
With regards to the collection tins we would require your help as and when the tins are full and need collecting.
What support will I be given?
Members of the Fundraising team will be on hand to offer support and advice.
What benefits can I expect?
The opportunity to develop new and existing skills.
The chance to be at the heart of your local community, meet new people and be part of an enthusiastic team.
Where will I be based?
We need drivers to deliver boxes in areas across our patch which borders West Essex and East Hertfordshire. Ideally we would give you an area which is close to where you live and that you are familiar with.
How do I apply?
Contact the Voluntary Services Manager on 01279 773722. You will be asked to complete an application form, provide two referees and to attend an informal interview. If appropriate you will be asked to complete a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.