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Events volunteer

Volunteering in the Fundraising Events team in a small charity means you’ll be
working closely with a team of passionate and dedicated people who are working
hard to make a difference. Although you may only be asked to volunteer from time to
time, your help is invaluable as you will be supporting our Fundraising team in a
variety of different roles, helping us raise much-needed funds to support our patients
and those close to them.

About the opportunity

You will be supporting the Fundraising Team with a variety of different events
through out the year including coffee mornings, pop ups, Light Up A Life and bag
packing in supermarkets for example. This role is ideal for people who can’t commit
to regular, weekly volunteering but would still like to support the hospice.
This role offers volunteers the opportunity to gain experience in a number of different
fundraising tasks within an inclusive charity setting.

What are we looking for?


  • Flexible
  • Able to use Initiative
  • Able to work alone and part of a team
  • Fun, Friendly / Personable
  • Quick and eager to learn


  • Knowledge of the hospice events
  • Knowledge of the geographical area

Practical Considerations: –

To be part of a charity that is consistently growing and developing, you will have the
opportunity to: –

  • Gain a number skills by delivering excellent work
  • Gain sociable skills.
  • Gain valuable experience to add to your C.V.
  • Receive a professional reference when you decide to move on

We will require you to provide us with:

Overview of our organisation

Barnsley Hospice delivers wide-ranging support and personalised care to improve
the quality of life and wellbeing for people with specialist palliative and end of life
care needs. The service is available for all adults registered with a Barnsley GP, as
well as their family and friends.

The Hospice has 10 inpatient beds, and also provides support and wellbeing
services and counselling services to patients, families and friends. The hospice is a
registered charity governed by a Board of Trustees. Fundraising and retail are vital
activities of the hospice. We employ over 100 staff and benefit from the help and
support of a large volunteer workforce.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome
applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome
applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+
candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to
increasing the representation of these groups at Barnsley Hospice.