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.


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?

Please note: All Hospice-based volunteering is currently on hold (apart from Reception) however we are still taking applications/interest enquiries.

Click here to register your interest in volunteering for us

JOIN as a volunteer

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

Administrator Clinical Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated administrator with previous health care experience to provide administrative support to the medical PA’s and Clinical Areas.

Volunteer Role

Bereavement Support Volunteers

We have new opportunities to become a Bereavement Support Volunteer at LOROS. We ask that you are over 18, caring, compassionate, empathic, and reliable and feel that you can support people who are bereaved either in a group setting or individually in the Community.

Volunteer Role

Complementary Therapy Volunteer

We have exciting opportunities for volunteers to provide Complementary Therapy

Volunteer Role


To provide short-term counselling for people experiencing loss and bereavement. Must be able to commit to providing consistent hours because of the therapeutic need of clients.

Volunteer Role

Day Therapy and Transport Assistant

An exciting opportunity to volunteer within our day therapy unit, If you have any experience of working in a clinical environment or a caring role and would like to make a difference, we would love to hear from you. This is a great opportunity to become part of the Day Therapy Team.

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

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Social Work Team Volunteer - Welfare Benefits Advice and Support

Our Social Work Team are looking for a volunteer to help patients and families with welfare benefits advice.

Volunteer Role

Spiritual Care Volunteer

We are looking for Chaplains from a variety of faiths and denominations, providing religious and spiritual support to patients and visitors of all faiths and of none

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.


Other ways to volunteer


Volunteer as a corporate group

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


Help to shape our services or training

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

LOROS, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QE