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Volunteering opportunities

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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
Date TBC - much of the work will be carried out over two days
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Shop Volunteer
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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
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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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Online learning
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Online Charity Shop Assistant

Short term, weekday and weekend opportunities

Trading Hub, St Paul’s Cray, 85-87 Cotmandene Crescent, BR5 2RA
Throughout July and August
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Urgently required

Clinical Supervisor

Can you assist in providing group clinical supervision to staff and patient and family support volunteers?

St Christopher's, Sydenham site SE26 6DZ OR St Christopher's, Orpington site BR6 9XA
At least half a day once a month
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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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