- Advertisement -

PROUD SUPPORTER

Saturday, 19 September 2020

CHARITY TODAY AWARDS

St Barnabas Hospice issues call for volunteers

- Advertisement -

Following the success of its donation appeal and Lincolnshire’s first ‘Drive-Thru’ donation drop-off, St Barnabas Hospice is now seeking volunteers to work in its 26 retail shops as they all start to open across the region.

The Hospice has been busy during the pandemic in preparing its stores for reopening and now needs some help to kickstart the organising and selling of the 4,150 bags it has had dropped off since it started accepting donations again.

Steve Bond, Volunteer Services Manager said:

“We have been bowled over by how generous people have been with regards to donating. Clearly the lockdown period was a motivation for plenty of people to go through their homes and have a good clear out and we’re so pleased to be able to benefit from this.

“As some of our volunteers are unable to return to work just yet, we’re looking for more staff to give up their time and to help us by working in our charity shops. We’d urge anyone interested to come and have a chat to us or to read more via our website at www.stbarnabashospice.co.uk to find out more.”

Volunteers can see what vacancies are available and choose their location, with opportunities available both in-store and in the charity’s warehouse in Lincoln.

Steve added:

“This is an excellent opportunity for those who may have been made redundant or need some work experience. It’s a really effective way of expanding your skills and can mean your CV stands out from the rest if there isn’t a gap in your work history.”

The Hospice is able to take on anyone over the age of 16 but is also able to give positions to those 14 or over who are completing their voluntary work sections of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

St Barnabas has 26 shops across the region and since 2012, the hospice has sold around 750,000 items with a turnover of more than £16,000,000 for its essential end of life care and associated services.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

1,362FansLike
1,834FollowersFollow
30,054FollowersFollow
1,200SubscribersSubscribe

Must Read

New report: How to tackle climate change through community action

THE National Lottery Community Fund has today published a new report sharing learning and insights from recent environmental projects made possible thanks to National...

Famous faces show their support for first-ever virtual RBC Race for the Kids

HARRY Potter star, Jason Isaacs, Downton Abbey actor, Matt Barber, Great British Bake Off favourite, Candice Brown and actor, Michelle Collins will be pounding...
- Advertisement -

Employment News

Samaritans appoints Keith Leslie as new Chair of Trustees

THE leading suicide prevention charity in the UK and ROI has appointed Keith Leslie as the new Chair of Trustees at Samaritans. Keith joins Samaritans...

The Big Issue makes two new appointments

THE Big Issue is expanding its reporting team with the appointment of a new Digital Editor and the newly created role of Digital Producer. Alastair...

New asbestos-related cancer nurse specialist appointed for South Tyneside and Sunderland

JOANNE Anderson has been appointed as a new Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust. Joanne will be...

Related News

Disability Action Yorkshire learners benefit from Freemasons Coronavirus grant

DISABLED students in Harrogate are being aided in their lessons thanks to a local Masonic Lodge. Harlow Lodge secured a grant of £1,500 to enable...

Awards project receives grant boost

A share of £600,000 has been awarded to three West Midlands organisations to create inclusive arts and cultural projects linked to the Commonwealth Games,...

Auntie’s fundraising for miracle baby Kayleigh

THE auntie of a young baby who was operated on during her birth has fundraised for a Manchester hospital which helped save her niece’s...

Revolutionary piece of equipment will support surgeons operating during pandemic

LEEDS Cares funds revolutionary piece of equipment to help support surgeons operating during the pandemic. Leeds Cares has announced that Leeds Teaching Hospitals is now...

Samaritans appoints Keith Leslie as new Chair of Trustees

THE leading suicide prevention charity in the UK and ROI has appointed Keith Leslie as the new Chair of Trustees at Samaritans. Keith joins Samaritans...
- Advertisement -
X