Volunteering with us

Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below, please follow the links to apply.

Volunteer Retail Assistant – charity shops

Do you have a passion for fashion? Can you spot a quality item or a great bargain? Do you enjoy helping customers? If yes to all of these, a Wirral Hospice charity shop might be the place for you.

We’re looking for volunteers who can commit to one shift a week, ideally, in one of our seven shops across Wirral. You can even try a taster session and meet some of our friendly team before deciding to apply.

More information

Volunteer Gardener – hospice site

Do you have a keen interest in gardening? Do you love being outdoors? Do you want to help make a difference to the view that patients and their loved ones will see when they are staying on our inpatient ward or attending an outpatient clinic appointment?

Community Collection Box volunteer – hospice site

Would you like to help us but can’t commit to a weekly volunteering role?

Do you have your own car?

Do you enjoy going out and about and meeting new people?

We are looking for volunteers to help us collect collecting boxes from businesses in their local area, roughly one day per month.

More information

Van Logistics Volunteer

Could you help support our retail vans by arranging collections of furniture via email or phone?

Are you confident using a computer?

We are looking for volunteers to support our Moreton shop with our van logistics.

More information

Please contact Catherine at volunteering@wirralhospice.org or call 0151 334 2778 if you’d like to find out more.

To apply for any of our hospice based volunteering opportunities please download a copy of our application form here and complete and return it by post to:

Volunteers Office, Wirral Hospice St John’s, Mount Road, Higher Bebington, Wirral, CH63 6JE

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Interested in other roles we might have?

If you have the time and skills to make a difference by volunteering, please contact volunteering@wirralhospice.org or call 0151 334 2778 and tell us how you can help.

We’d like to say a simply HUGE THANK YOU to our amazing volunteers, without whom the hospice would struggle to operate.

In normal times they are simply ‘here’ for us, at the hospice and in our Wirral Community. They’re part of the hospice family, they are, very often in fact, the ‘face’ of the hospice.

Our #hospiceheroes support us in so many ways; from patient and family support; to catering support; to office support; in our charity shops; to gardening; to fundraising support.

Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that your time and support is enabling patients and families to receive the care they need.

Volunteers have been involved with Wirral Hospice right from the very beginning, giving their commitment, skills and energy to support our work with patients, their carers and families. You can make a real difference by joining our team of 500 volunteers. We have opportunities based at the hospice and in the community.

Volunteers are usually aged 16 and above. For most volunteering opportunities you do not require particular skills or qualifications as we will give support and training wherever necessary. An enthusiasm for hospice care and a willingness to try new things are often more important.

People from all walks of life and all ages volunteer for us.

Find out more about how you might be able to help.

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