Volunteering at LOROS

Volunteers are an important part of daily life at the Hospice. We rely on a team of around 1,300 volunteers who give up their time to help us with a wide range of tasks.

VOLUNTEER AT LOROS

Volunteering opportunities

We have a variety of rewarding volunteer roles available across the Hospice, in our shops, lottery department, and at our events.

If you can offer some time, whether weekly, fortnightly or monthly, we would love to hear from you.

Complete the application form found on the relevant vacancy listing. If you have any questions you can read the volunteers handbook here.

Could you be the next member of the LOROS family?

We can only offer volunteer roles to those aged 18 or over.  We do occasionally have availability for volunteers aged 16 and 17 to work in our shops and we also, on occasions, offer Duke of Edinburgh award placements to young people aged 14 and over.  If this is of interest please email us for further information.

We strongly advise that all applicants are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on application to Hospice based and patient facing roles, if they are able, as a means for employees and volunteers to protect their own health and that of our vulnerable patients.

Click here to register your interest in volunteering for us

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Current vacancies

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients? We offer the chance for you to make a real difference to people’s lives and to contribute to the care and support of patients and their families at a time when they need it most.

Volunteer Role

Beauty Therapist Volunteer

We are looking for an experienced Beauty Therapist to deliver treatments including Facials/manicure/pedicures/make-up to patients & carers attending our Wellbeing Hub. All equipment is provided.

Volunteer Role

Bereavement Support Volunteers

Bereavement support volunteers make a huge difference to those who are grieving for a loved one by listening and empathising with their loss. It enables LOROS to have a wider reach in the community and to demonstrate its values around care and compassion.

Volunteer Role

Complementary Therapy Volunteer

LOROS treats the person not the illness. This holistic approach involves a variety of complementary therapies which says you are a person, an individual, who matters to us. Under the supervision and guidance of the Complementary Team Therapy Team you will provide short treatments to Day Therapy patients and staff.

Volunteer Role

Day Therapy and Transport Assistant Volunteer

Many Day Therapy patients would be unable to access Day Therapy services without the provision of LOROS patient transport. At the beginning and end of the day, Day Therapy Volunteers accompany patients on the minibuses ensuring they have a stress free journey. This enables patients to arrive ready to enjoy their day at LOROS.

Volunteer Role

Hairdresser

We are looking for an experienced hairdresser for our patients that attend our Wellbeing Hub. All equipment is provided and there is also the salon situated in the Day Therapy Unit.

Volunteer Role

Ward Companion

Under the supervision and guidance of the Clinical Volunteer Co-ordinator and the Inpatient Ward Team provide various types of support to patients. The role is varied and can involve supporting patients who are nearing the end of their lives.

Volunteer Role

Well-being Hub Volunteer

Under the supervision and guidance of the Clinical Volunteer Co-ordinator and the Day Therapy Team providing a variety of support to patients. Talking and listening to patients, serving refreshments throughout the day and joining in with activities (arts and crafts).

VOLUNTEERING FOR LOROS

Other ways to volunteer

CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer as a corporate group

Are your company and employees looking to lend a hand with the range of opportunities we have?

JOIN A GROUP

Help to shape our services or training

If you have experienced our services, hearing your views is really important to us.

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