Volunteer vacancies

Everyone at Severn Hospice cares passionately about what we do and that makes volunteering here very special – you will be part of a team making a real difference to people’s lives.

Full COVID vaccination proof (in line with latest government guidance) is a requirement for some volunteer positions within the Hospice – you will be advised accordingly if the volunteer position you are interested in requires this

Just scroll down to see what vacancies we have at the moment and to apply online. Thanks for wanting to support us!

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Trusts and Foundations Research Volunteer

Hours to suit

Based in Telford

Support the Trusts Officer in identifying trusts, foundations and other relevant funding opportunities for grant applications and appeals.

Full details : here

Apply online here.

Volunteer Van Drivers Mate

Hours to suit

Based in Shrewsbury

Be part of our exciting new project that Severn Hospice are launching this Summer/ Autumn. We are holding 4 sale events this year and need some Drivers Mates to assist our van drivers, the day before our events and on the event day.

Working closely with the existing Severn Hospice van drivers, you will meet new people, learn new skills and be part of something new and exciting. Full training will be given.

Full details available here

Apply online here.

Volunteers – retail – multiple roles

Hours to suit

Shops across Shropshire and Mid Wales

Could you help us in our shops? We have 29 across Shropshire and Mid Wales raising £1 million every year towards our care, and we always need people to volunteer.

Here are just some examples of volunteer roles within our retail department: –

Super sorters – love a good rummage?  Got an eye for what’s hot and what’s not? We need volunteers to sort through our new donated stock so we can get it ready for sale.

Till maestros – operating the till and serving customers. Ideal, if you’re friendly, great with people and able to think on your feet.

Full details available here

Apply online here.

Volunteer Ecommerce Assistant

Hours to suit

Shrewsbury Superstore

We are looking for volunteers to join our new Ecommerce team, where we take the weirdest and most wonderful items from our shops and sell them online. We are based above our Superstore but unlike our other shops, all our customers are online.

You can have experience or be ready to learn new skills. Full training will be given, along with cups of tea and fun!

Full details available here

Apply online here.

Volunteer Patient Transport (Hospice Vehicles)

Hours to suit

Based in Shrewsbury and Telford

Join our friendly and welcoming transport volunteer team. Using Hospice vehicles you will transport patients to and from the Hospice. This could be using the Hospice Ambulance (size of a minibus) or one of the wheelchair accessible vehicles (medium car size) but does not have to be both. Full training will be given.

You will receive appropriate training to use these vehicles

Full details available here

Apply online here.

Volunteer Patient Transport (Own Vehicles)

Hours to suit

Based in Shrewsbury and Telford

Join our friendly and welcoming transport volunteer team. You will be using your own vehicle to provide patients with transport to and from the Hospice. You will need to be able to provide confirmation of tax, MOT and insurance status.

You will receive appropriate training to use these vehicles

Full details available here

Apply online here.

Volunteer cafe assistant

Hours to suit (between 9am and 3pm) on weekends and/or Monday to Friday

Be part of our exciting new cafe, Refresh at Severn Hospice, in Bicton, Shrewsbury. Help our café staff in a busy customer-focused environment, while meeting new people, learning new skills and ultimately helping people in the community.

Full details available here.

Apply online here.

Volunteer gardener

Various shifts available. Volunteering groups work at both sites in Apley, Telford and Bicton, Shrewsbury from Monday to Thursday between 9am and 1pm. We also have a Friday group at Bicton, Shrewsbury.

Join our friendly and welcoming gardening volunteer team who help all year round in our award-winning hospice gardens. With the help of our volunteers, our scenic gardens are known for their therapeutic value and outstanding beauty, and the peace and tranquillity they provide are enjoyed by many – those receiving our care, their families, visitors and staff. Please note – you do not need to be knowledgeable about horticulture as we can guide you and help to expand your gardening skills along the way. We aim for our volunteers to get as much out of volunteering as they give us.

Full details available here.

Apply online here.

“Severn Hospice’s volunteers have the Royal seal of approval after receiving The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups.”

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