For Barnsley Hospice, this means taking account of our social, economic and environmental impact.
Some of the key benefits include:
Employee involvement and well-being that helps to create & build pride in the Hospice - involvement in community activities can help to increase staff morale and can help towards staff retention and individual & team development
Increasing the profile of the Hospice through effective PR and marketing
Creating a ‘stand out’ organisation that is different from its competitors, through enhanced brand awareness
New networking & business possibilities can be created
Developing improved relationships with employees/colleagues
Working in partnership with other local charities and organisations
Increased efficiency and reduced waste
Investing in a socially responsible way
Achievement of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, which demonstrates our continued commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our colleagues
Energy saving lighting and light switches are in place throughout the Hospice
The Hospice has negotiated the best possible deal regarding energy provision and charging in relation to its main site and all its retail outlets
The Hospice has installed in August 2015 a new boiler system which will provide our energy much more efficiently
Recycling of cardboard, paper and garden waste
Recycling of stationary such as envelopes, pens, paper, files etc. Any stationary that is not used can be passed to the Reception Administrator, for storage & use by other colleagues.
Recycling of glassware / crockery via our Warehouse processes
Ongoing formal partnerships with other local charities, ie Barnsley FC Community Trust
All policies & procedures are up to date and regularly reviewed, contributing to Barnsley Hospice operating in a fair and ethical manner
The Hospice has a policy relating to Dignity at Work, which details how the organisation recruits, trains, develops and deals with colleagues in a dignified and equal manner
We use local suppliers wherever possible, which enables our carbon footprint to be kept at an acceptable level
Hospice colleagues are encouraged to participate in local voluntary and charity events to help the local community
A dedicated and experienced member of our Fundraising Team as your main contact
A calendar of fundraising events, ideas and initiatives tailored to suit your company
Support to help you with your fundraising.
Cheque presentation opportunities with members of the Hospice team
Publicity via our website, social media and the local press
Use of the Hospice meeting rooms at a competitive rate
For more information of how Barnsley Hospice can raise your profile and support your organisation, please follow this link which provides more detail.
Please note: any engagement Barnsley Hospice may have with external companies or charities may need to regulated by legislation and the Institute of Fundraising’s Code of Fundraising Practice.