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Volunteers needed! Can you help?

Volunteers are an integral part of all we do here at the Haven, and the hospice couldn’t function without them.

We are in urgent need of people to fill some important roles. You will gain experience, meet new people and be helping your local Hospice!

Available roles:

Volunteer Receptionist Roles

We are looking for volunteers who can regularly provide administrative assistance on our very busy reception during the week at the Hospice.  You will be the first point of contact that all visitors will meet when they enter the building, making sure that all visitors feel welcome and supported and therefore a sensitive, empathic nature is essential in this role.

General duties will include:-

  • Answering all incoming phone calls, transferring them to the appropriate department and signposting were necessary
  • Taking and receipting donations that come into the Hospice
  • Cash handling
  • Visitor interface
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing mail
  • Ensure that all staff and visitors sign in and out
  • Light admin tasks that you may be asked to do by other staff

GDPR legislation and confidentiality must be adhered to at all times in respect of information about the Hospice, staff, patients and their families.  If you think you can offer us regular hours during the weekdays we would love to hear from you.  Please call  01928 712728 and ask to speak to Frances or Alison our Volunteer Coordinators. Or email on Volunteering@haltonhaven.co.uk

Database administration
– Based in an office environment at the hospice
– Requires strong IT and Excel skills
– Up to ten hours a week
– Perfect role for a retired professional

HR assistant
– Based in an office environment at the hospice
– You will be trustworthy and professional
– Perfect role for a retired professional

Gift shop assistants
– Helping in our beautiful new gift shop at the hospice
– Dealing with a till, cash and card transactions, and some administration
– You will be welcoming and friendly
– Shifts available Monday to Sunday, 11am-4pm

Shop assistants
– Based in our Runcorn shop
– Tuesday and Thursday shifts available
– Steaming and re-stocking

Day Hospice volunteer
– Based at the Hospice
– Wednesdays and Fridays
– Helping with refreshments, chatting to the patients, doing arts and crafts

For more information or for an informal chat, please contact Alison or Frances on 01928 712 728 or volunteering@haltonhaven.co.uk.