Hospice at Home have a team of dedicated volunteers from all walks of life.

Volunteering is flexible to you.

Meet new people while you give your 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?

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 Jenny on

01768 210719


Van Drivers

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



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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Occupational Therapy

If you have experience of working in health/social care and have knowledge of Occupational Therapy 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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Street Collections

Street Collections are a unique experience to meet and talk to supporters. Can you fill a slot by collecting donations or count funds?

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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.

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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.

Interior view of Carlisle Shop


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 bereavement. Excellent communication, active listening skills and interest in others required. 

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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.