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Volunteer Opportunities

We are always seeking volunteers to help with our many Nursing Services, Day Hospices, Charity Shops and also our many Fundraising activities.

If you think you can spare some time please take a look at the details below:

Fundraising – Collecting Box Placers

Approaching various outlets (shops, businesses etc.) to enquire if they would have a St David’s Hospice Care collecting box

Fundraising – Ambassadors
Give awareness talks, attend cheque presentations and represent St David’s Hospice Care

Fundraising – Draw Ticket Promoters
Sell draw tickets on behalf of St David’s Hospice Care to local contacts (e.g. within work / community / group / local pub)

Fundraising – Draw Ticket Sales
Approach members of the public at given locations (normally within a supermarket or other retail outlet) to ask if they would like to purchase a draw ticket

Events Volunteers

There are many ways that you can help out at our events that take place throughout the year. We are always looking for people to help with the following:

  • Marshalling
  • Serving Teas and Coffees
  • Registration
  • Merchandise stall
  • Face painters
  • Photographers
  • If you have any other skills that you think could contribute to an event then please get in touch!

Grants Administrators
We need volunteers to assist the Grants Fundraiser in researching and identifying new funding sources of Trust income and in general administration duties

Retail Assistants
Many of our 38 charity shops have openings for volunteers who are able to offer a few hours of their time. No specific experience is required as there are many different tasks within shops and full training will be provided

Lottery Membership Officers
Canvassing door to door for new members to our weekly Lottery

Lottery Collectors
Door to door collection of lottery payments from existing members

Administration – Data Entry
Based at Blackett Avenue, Newport, we would welcome people who have some basic IT experience to enter data on to our computer system in our Lottery and Fundraising departments.

Complementary Therapists
Qualified and experienced complementary therapists are invited to join our team of volunteers providing therapies to our patients in our Day Hospices and Complementary Therapy Out-Reach Clinics

Qualified Beauty and Nail Technicians
We are looking for qualified and experienced beauty and nail technicians to give some time to our patients in our beauty room within our new Day Hospice in Newport.

Kitchen Assistants
We are seeking volunteers with experience in food handling to help prepare and serve meals to our patients at our Day Hospice in Newport.

Usk House Day Hospice, Brecon
We are looking for sessional volunteers who can spare a few hours a month to provide Arts and Crafts, Poetry Reading, Talks of Interest, Items of Interest, Yoga and Light Movement Dance. If you can spare a few hours a month and give our patients the opportunity to try something new and improve their sense of well-being then please come and join us.

Newport, Panteg & Ystrad Mynach Day Hospice – Arts & Crafts Facilitators
Arts & crafts volunteers facilitate activities with our patients, providing interest, enjoyment, a sense of achievement and the chance to try something new.  It may be making cards, glass painting, watercolours – what ideas do YOU have?

Host/Hostesses
We are looking for Hosts and Hostess to help at our day hospices in Newport, Panteg and Ystrad Mynach with the preparation of refreshments and the serving and clearing away of lunch for our patients

Hairdresser / Nail Technicians
We are looking for hairdressers and nail technicians to help at our Day Hospice in Newport.

Usk House, Brecon – Drivers                                                                                                                                                                                                               

We have opportunities for car/owner drivers with a few hours to spare mornings and/or afternoons to collect patients from their homes and drive them to our Day Hospice in Usk House, Brecon. This role will require a DBS Disclosure at enhanced level, which we will organise and pay for. Travelling expenses of 33p per mile are payable. In particular people living in the Monmouth and Abergavenny area are especially needed.

Newport and Ystrad Mynach Day Hospice – Drivers
We have opportunities for car/owner drivers with a few hours to spare mornings and/or afternoons to collect patients from their homes and drive them to our Day Hospices in Newport and Ystrad Mynach. This role will require a DBS Disclosure at enhanced level, which we will organise and pay for. Travelling expenses of 33p per mile are payable.

Volunteer Van Assistants
To assist our van drivers with the daily delivery and collection of goods

Father Christmas and Helpers
Every year we organise a Grotto in Newport Town Centre’s Kingsway Shopping Centre where children can come and meet Father Christmas.  We are looking for the Real Father Christmas and helpers for our Grotto

This event helps us raise valuable funds to support our local hospice service, as well as giving all children the opportunity to come and meet Father Christmas, receive a present and have their very own photograph taken with  him.

We are looking for friendly and approachable personalities who enjoy meeting people and have experience of working with children. If you have these qualities, we would love to hear from you!! We will organise a rota to accommodate any hours you can spare. We are very grateful for ANY time you can give us.

For further details on all the above, please contact HR Department on 01633 851051

To apply online ‘click here’