Volunteering

Our wonderful Volunteers are essential to the work of St Teresa’s Hospice – we simply couldn’t do what we do without them!

Volunteering for the Hospice helps us to make a difference to patients and their families lives.

There are volunteering opportunities across the Hospice in all areas – from Healthcare and Counsellor Volunteers, to Fundraisers and retail.

“I feel that my work is valued and that I help to make a difference. I definitely get more out of volunteering here than I could ever put in.”

We are always looking for new volunteers to join our team. If you are interested in volunteering please download the form below, and email us to register your interest and we will get back in touch with you in due course.

Trustee Opportunities

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Complementary Therapist

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking volunteer applicants to work with our complementary therapy team.

Minimum commitment 4-6 hours per week. Multiple posts available.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Volunteer Retail Assistant

This role is directly customer facing with the purpose of assisting customers to identify and purchase products they desire.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Volunteer Warehouse Assistant

The purpose of this role is to receive goods into the Warehouse and to sort and separate goods for recycling / delivery to our retail outlets for sale.

Volunteer Assistant Manager

This role is to assist the manager at our Leyburn store with the day to day running of the shop, to help customers and donors to identify their need and act upon it.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Volunteer eBay Assistant

The Hospice operates an eBay Charity Shop in order to generate income from
donated goods. We’re looking for multiple volunteers to  assist in the day to day operation of the eBay shop.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Catering Support Volunteer

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking volunteer applicants to carry out a valuable role supporting the catering team.

Sessions from 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 6pm
Minimum commitment 2 hours per week.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Fundraising & Marketing Admin Volunteer

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking a volunteer applicant to assist the Fundraising & Marketing Team.

Minimum commitment 3 hours per week.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Volunteer Driver’s Assistant

To assist the driver with the delivery and collection of goods to and from the Superstore (warehouse), St Teresa’s Hospice charity shops, members of the public and businesses. To sort and organise donated goods and assist with lifting and handling of large and valuable goods.

Kitchen Support Volunteer

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking volunteer applicants to carry out a valuable role
supporting the catering team.
Sessions from 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 6pm
Minimum commitment 2 hours per week.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

HR Admin Volunteer

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking volunteer applicants to assist the HR Department.

Minimum commitment: Ideally 1 full day or 2 half days a week between Monday to Thursday.

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

Retail Admin Volunteer

St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington is seeking volunteer applicants to assist the Retail Department.

Minimum commitment 6 hours per week

Please click on the link below to download the role description and application form.

If there are no current Volunteer roles available, please keep checking back as we update our Volunteer vacancies often. There are many varied opportunities to volunteer for St Teresa’s Hospice. Below are just some examples of the type of volunteer roles we have had:

Healthcare

Retail

Qualified Complementary Therapists

Receptionists

Warehouse

Patient Visitors

Inpatient Unit

Fundraisers

Gardeners

Counsellors

*Please note, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are always assessing the situation on volunteers and looking into where they can safely return.