Fundraising General Volunteer

We have an exciting volunteer opportunity to join #TeamHospice as a Fundraising General Volunteer!

In this role, you will support the fundraising team with administrative tasks and help prepare for events and initiatives.

Please note: all applicants must be over 18 to volunteer at the hospice and retail hub.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

(Please note, you only carry out the areas that you feel comfortable with)

  • Administrative tasks.
  • Various seasonal tasks helping to prepare for different fundraising initiatives.
  • Contacting our supporters via telephone when needed.

Other Responsibilities

  • To act as an ambassador of the hospice, maintaining honesty, integrity and trustworthiness at all times.
  • Comply with the Barnsley Hospice Code of Conduct.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality at all times.

What are we looking for?

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work within a team
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Able to give constructive feedback to volunteers and staff
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Approachable manner
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and enthusiastic

We will require you to provide us with:

Overview of our organisation

Barnsley Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative and end of life care to hundreds of local people and those close to them each year. Our main priority is to achieve the best possible quality of life for people living with a life-limiting illness, whilst supporting those close to them during the period of illness and bereavement. As a specialist care provider, the range of skills we offer include, pain and symptom management, emotional support and end of life care. The hospice currently employs about 100 people and has a team of volunteers, based both at the hospice and within our Retail Hub.

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.

Interested applicants are requested to apply with a CV,  and the role that you are interested in, to the 

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