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?

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

Community Engagement Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help with raising awareness about LOROS services. We are looking for volunteers that represent the diverse communities in Leicester. Can you spare a few hours every month?

Volunteer Role

Compassionate Neighbours Volunteers

Our Compassionate Neighbours Volunteers provide support to patients, relatives and carers, for up to four hours per week. This can include spending time with patients in their own home, the community and occasionally attending appointments. Our excellent volunteers offer companionship, support and a listening ear as well as support with hobbies and interests. The service is available Mon-Fri, 9-5.

Volunteer Role

Drivers

Transport is vital for patients. We need volunteers to collect patients from home using their own cars or alternatively driving any of the LOROS vehicles.

Volunteer Role

Gardeners

At LOROS we pride ourselves on having three beautiful courtyards which are available for patients, visitors and staff. In order to maintain the courtyards and other associated areas we are looking for volunteer gardener support.

Volunteer Role

LOROS Local Volunteers

Support the LOROS Local Information and Support Officer/Driver, provide information and support to those accessing the vehicle with regards to raising awareness of the all Hospice services. Ensure that relevant patient information is well stocked and available.

Volunteer Role

Research Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Volunteer

The Research PPI Volunteer will support the research team at LOROS

Volunteer Role

Telephone Befriending Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support our new telephone befriending service.

Volunteer Role

Volunteer Florist

We are looking for florists to be able to join the floristry team to create flower displays to put around the Hospice

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?

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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