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Volunteering opportunities

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We are still accepting applications for our regular roles but due to the current situation you may not be able to train or start straight away.

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Workplace Relations Investigating Officer

Could you offer a neutral, fair and balanced approach to exploring situations and making recommendations?

St Christopher’s Hospice Sydenham site and Orpington site
1-2 investigations per year
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Manpower Planning/Workforce Development Strategy Volunteer

Can you help us produce a new workforce strategy?

St Christopher's Hospice, SE26 6DZ
Much of the work will be on Thursday 12 March and Thursday 2 April 2020 with additional days required
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Fun Walk event volunteers

Fundraising Event Helpers

Help us ensure our fundraising events run smoothly and all who attend have a great experience

Dependent on event
Throughout the year
Usually weekends
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Shop Volunteer

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 workshops or other community activities a month
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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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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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E-Commerce Volunteer

Can you help manage our growing e-commerce requirements?

Trading Hub, St Paul’s Cray, 85-87 Cotmandene Crescent, BR5 2RA
Shifts are between 3-7 hours long
Ideally at least one shift a week
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Other helpful information

We’ve lots of helpful information to answer your questions and get you started with volunteering

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