Role: Volunteer Host/Hostess, Living Well Centre, Erdington
Reports to: Day Service Lead
Role Days/Hours: Up to 5 hours, once a week. Opportunities are available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Location: Birmingham Hospice Erdington.
How you can make a difference: Hosts and hostesses welcome patients, chat to them, and serve tea and coffee, helping them feel welcome and at ease when attending our sessions.
Why Birmingham Hospice needs you
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who could spend a few hours welcoming patients to our Living Well Centre, and helping them to feel at home. The Living Well Centre runs sessions three times a week – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and hosts a specialist clinic on Wednesday.
Attending the Living Well Centre plays a big part in enhancing the wellbeing for our patients and our volunteer hosts and hostesses are vital in ensuring we are able to support as many people as possible.
Skills and Experience Required:
- No specific experience is required other than a friendly demeanour and a desire to help others.
- You should be enthusiastic, friendly, and polite.
- You should be reliable, flexible and accepting of change.
- You will need to have integrity and empathy for others and must be sensitive to the needs of our patients and respectful of the confidential nature of this role.
All necessary mandatory training will be provided.