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Hosts/hostesses, Living Well Centre, Erdington

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.

What can Birmingham Hospice offer me as a volunteer?

  • The opportunity ‘to give something back’ to your local community and join our band of hardworking, dedicated, volunteers.
  • Meeting new people, making new friends and being part of the Birmingham Hospice team.
  • The ability to be able to develop new skills and interests and put them into practice.
  • The opportunity to put your existing set of skills into practice.
  • Gain experience to use for your CV

For more information please contact:

Julie Bennett, Day Service Lead

You can download the Role Description, Enrolment form and Equalities Monitoring form by clicking on the links below:

Volunteer Host/Hostess Role Description


Volunteer Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please return completed forms to 

Please note we cannot accept applications from anyone who does not have the right to work/volunteer in the United Kingdom. 

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