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, please see below and if you are interested in finding out further information please contact the representative named in each section or use the online form

Hospice at Home recognises the immense contribution volunteers make to the charity, without continued support and the funds that volunteers raise we would not be able to care for local patients, their families and carers.

For more information please contact Sam Davis on

01768 210719

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Brampton Bookshop

We are looking for volunteer support to help sell donated books!  Hospice at Home warmly welcome you to join our Brampton Shop Team.

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Occupational Therapy

If you have experience of working in health/social care or a professional environment, have knowledge of Occupational Therapy and excellent communication skills this could be perfect for you.


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.


Van Drivers

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



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. Excellent communication skills, active listening skills and general interest in others all required. Training will also be given.

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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.



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