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Help us to help others! Join us as a volunteer.

We are currently looking for a number of volunteers to join #TeamHospice and help make a difference. Whether you have one day a year or one day a week to spare – your time is invaluable to us. We have vacancies across many different areas across the hospice and will help to find the perfect role for you!

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About the Hospice

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Counselling for patients with life-limiting illness and their loved ones too

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Barnsley Hospice rated one of the top 10 charities to work for in the UK

Hospice Make a Will Month brings in over £7,000 of donations

Debbie’s our champion!

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Hospice teams up with Alzheimer’s Society to support people with memory concerns

Meet our Volunteer Gardeners

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Nothing was ever too much to ask. It was lovely to be treated like a normal person with jokes to survive the days and nights. Every single person that works at Barnsley Hospice is an angel.

Elmarie van Awegen

“Being here has opened my eyes to what the hospice is, and I would tell anyone that they don’t need to be frightened of coming here. It couldn’t be any better.”

Geoff Clemit

“It was the hardest time of our lives that the staff at Barnsley Hospice somehow made bearable. Their kindness and exceptional care just came naturally. They just understood what we were going through.”

Elmarie van Aswegen

The team seemed to listen to what we had to say and took our opinions on board, it made us feel listened to.

Andrew Wilson

I remember visiting for the first time and was in awe of the place. Dad was relaxed, and all of the staff were so lovely to us. It was like a home, not a hospice.

Leyan Jones

My mum spent the last three weeks of her 97-year life in the hospice. The love, attention and care she received went beyond extraordinary and I will never be able to thank the hospice and its staff enough.

Ian Meade

By the first evening of Mum’s stay, the difference in her was noticeable to us all. When I came to visit, it was clear how well she was being looked after, and the whole family just felt like we’d been scooped up into a massive hug.

Steph Millington

Barnsley Hospice looked after my friend with genuine care and sensitivity. It was such a shock to lose Louise and so comforting to know she was in good place at the end.

Steph Pollard