Hospice at Home have a team of dedicated volunteers from all walks of life, they give their time and expertise to help us support local people who are facing difficult and often devastating times.

Could you spare some time & share your expertise? Time gifted is decided by you, volunteering with us can be as flexible as you want it to be!

We have many varied Volunteering opportunities here at Hospice at Home some more popular than others, some have a waiting list while others we are always seeking to fill roles.

Without our volunteers we could continue this vital support in our local community

For more information please contact Sam Davis on

01768 210719

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Bag packs

Join our friendly team to pack bags in local supermarkets. These events give a great opportunity to talk to people and raise awareness of Hospice at Home.


Befriending Service

Could you help provide support for shopping, carrying out small errands, provide meals/snacks/drinks during a respite visit or support individuals during hospital appointments

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Head Office

Our office volunteering roles can be varied. From folding Raffle Tickets to mailing out Christmas Card Orders and Franking Mail to manning Reception.

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Flag days

Flag days are a unique experience to meet and talk to supporters. Can you fill an hour slot by collecting donations or help us to count funds afterwards?

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Complementary Therapy

We are searching for qualified complementary therapists who can volunteer their time and help the overall well-being and improve quality of life for patients, relatives and carers



Our nine Volunteer Fundraising Forum groups are located throughout the 1,500 square miles we cover. They organise fundraising events within their area.



Shop Volunteers are based at either Wigton, Keswick, Carlisle or Penrith. Our shops generate fantastic income for local people.

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Family Support

The Family Support Team provide support to people who are experiencing difficulties with bereavement. No specific qualifications are required as training will be given.



We have a full calendar of events throughout the year including festivals, walks and cruises. Roles at events vary and every event is different.

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Marketing or Leaflet drops

Support is given in the office with organising events, or in your local area by delivering leaflets. Both help to raise awareness of Hospice at Home events.


Van Drivers

Our van is used to move stock between our Charity Shops, collect donated goods and deliver equipment to our events.

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Raffle Ticket Selling Days

The raffle raises important funds for the Charity. Ticket Selling Days are held in Carlisle or Penrith and our sellers are always in pairs and work inside.