Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. In fact, over 40 years ago the Hospice was founded by a small group of volunteers. Today, more than 1,200 people give their time so we can continue to offer free care to people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families.
Why volunteer for us?
Everyone is motivated by different reasons for wanting to volunteer:
- Making a difference in your local community
- Using your skills for a good cause
- Gaining valuable experience
- Boosting your CV
- Being part of a team
We do everything we can to make the experience as rewarding as possible:
- Full training provided
- Regular supervision
- Flexible hours
- Out of pocket expenses paid
Read Lynda's story
I’ve had two experiences of Dorothy House. My first was three and half years ago – and the feeling my husband, Derek, and I had at the time was that Dorothy House was like a blanket around us. The initial contact was wonderful – they had time to spend with us...