Volunteer Roles

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Fun Walk event volunteers
Christmas market help required

Fundraising Event Helpers

Help us ensure our fundraising events run smoothly and all who attend have a great experience - We are particularly looking for helpers for our Christmas market on 16 November 2019

Dependent on event
Throughout the year
Usually weekends
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Shop Volunteer
Urgently Required

Shop Volunteer

Have you got a flair for fashion and a good eye for colour? Are you passionate about pre-loved clothes, furniture and accessories? Then join our retail team in one of our high street shops and help raise around £1 million for St Christopher’s each year

In one of our 23 high street shops
Ideally one shift a week, shifts 3-7 hours long
Variable shift, most shops are open 7 days
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Compassionate Neighbours

Compassionate Neighbours in south east London

Providing social and emotional support to people living with or caring for someone with a life limiting illness or those experiencing loneliness and social isolation

Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Croydon and Bromley
1-2 hours per week
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Creating Conversations

Creating Conversations volunteer

Help us to empower Croydon’s communities to plan for the last years of life

London Borough of Croydon
A minimum of one or two workshop a month or other community activity
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Bereavement Help Point

Bereavement Help Point Volunteer

Could you help support visitors to our Bereavement Help Points?

Bromley, Lewisham, Crystal Palace and Croydon
2 hours a week during daytime working hours
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Care with Compassion Volunteer

A community based Dementia service using Namaste

Currently recruiting in Bromley and Crystal Palace areas
Approx one hour per week
Weekly basis for 8 sessions
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Donate to our shops

Stock Control Volunteer – Shops

Would you like to help in one of our shops but would prefer to help with donations in the back room? This may be the role for you!

One of our high street shops
One shift (3-7 hours) a week
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Retail Van Helper

Could you help us improve the collection service for donations?

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Shop Admin Volunteer in our Hayes Shop

Can you support our Hayes shop in booking deliveries and collections?

29 Station Approach, Hayes, BR2 7EB
Any day of the week Mon-Sat, and any time between 9-5
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Closing date 13 December

Clinical Supervisor

St Christopher’s Hospice, Sydenham and Caritas House, Orpington
Half a day once a month
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Complementary Therapist Volunteer

Are you qualified in one or more Complementary therapy disciplines?

St Christopher’s Hospice, Sydenham or Caritas House, Orpington or in the community
As little or as much time as you like
Weekdays between 9am-5pm
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Bereavement Supporter

Offering bereavement support either face to face or by telephone

St Christopher’s Hospice, Sydenham or Caritas House, Orpington
Ideally 1 hour sessions, two sessions per week
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Volunteer from your own home

Cake bakers

Could you bake a cake for us?

Throughout the year
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Easter Chicks and Bunnies
Volunteer from your own home


Are you crafty with a pair of knitting needles?

On the run up to Easter and Christmas
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Gladys and Barry, Living Well at Home

Living Well at Home Volunteer

Could you visit patients at home, coaching and enabling them to achieve goals?

Block of six to eight 1 hour sessions per patient once a week
Weekdays between 9am-5pm
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Volunteer driver

Minibus Driver/Driver’s Companion/Car Driver

We are looking for volunteers to help with patient transport in three different ways

St Christopher's Hospice, SE26 6DZ
Drivers: 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday (Various times/shifts available)
Companions: Mondays and Tuesdays at various times
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Other helpful information

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