Hours:Business hours, Monday to Friday, Weekly / Fortnightly
Our companions deliver companionship and support to people in the early stages of dementia as well as giving their carers a few hours break. We’re looking for volunteers aged over 18 who enjoy the company of others; can have enjoy a laugh as well as being caring and compassionate. You don’t need to have had any previous experience of working with people with dementia but a willingness to learn is essential. You will be matched up with a person of similar interests for a couple of hours per week or per fortnight, to visit during the daytime Monday – Friday. No personal care is involved, and full support will be given to you throughout training and volunteering, so you can concentrate on enjoying making a real difference to the life of the person and their carer. This is a long term commitment – we’d like you to visit the person you’re matched with for a minimum of 1 year, and whilst this service is not currently running, we do expect it to resume in Summer 2021 so please do complete an application form and we’ll be in touch. For more info, please email email@example.com.Apply now
Retail Volunteer – Handforth
Location:Poynton and Handforth
We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and committed people who enjoy dealing with members of the public and being part of a team. Shifts can be flexible to work around your availability, but we particularly looking for volunteers to fill shifts on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in Handforth and Saturday afternoons in Poynton.
The Hospice is a caring organisation, and you’ll be joining a team of volunteers who often deal with people at a difficult time in their lives. We take donations with great sensitivity and treat our customers with warmth, gratitude and support, as well as providing a professional and efficient retail service and being an important part of funding the Hospice.
Full training and support will be given by our staff and volunteers.Apply now
Fundraising Support Group Member
Support Groups are friendly teams of local people who work together to raise funds for the Hospice through organising bake sales, events, coffee mornings, distributing collection boxes – the ideas are endless!
The group can consist of two people or one hundred people and roles can vary within the group, such as Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and Volunteers. You will be supported every step of the way by your contact at the Hospice and is a great way of getting involved in the local community, meet new friends and learn new hobbies.