Why volunteer? Volunteering at Birmingham St Mary’s is much more than giving time – it’s a way of enriching your life. Wherever you are on life’s journey, the hospice has a wide variety of roles so you can make a meaningful impact to others, share new experiences, meet friends, and gain skills and confidence for yourself. There are lots of different and exciting volunteering roles depending on your interests and skills. Click here to see how you can join our fantastic team! Whether you can give a couple of hours a week or several days a month, your time will make all the difference… Last year, our amazing volunteers gave so much of their time to support us, including: Volunteer Support Workers had 495 patient contacts last year in person or by phone. Family and Carer Support volunteers sent 650 letters to people offering support after a bereavement Fundraising groups raised over £17,000 110 volunteers raised over £9,800 during the Big Brum Bucket Collection Weekend 2018 Collection volunteers gave over 350 hours, raising more than £19,900 in 61 collections Collection Box coordinators helped raise £29,180 from collection tins across Birmingham and Sandwell 140 Retail volunteers gave 38,405 hours of their time supporting our shops Gardening volunteers dedicated 495 hours maintaining our garden and grounds Maintenance volunteers spent 120 hours providing safety checks to our fleet of vehicles Reception volunteers committed 2,506 hours, welcoming visitors and answering telephone calls We can’t wait to welcome you to our team, so click on the button below to start your hospice story… Take a look at our current volunteering opportunities! For more information, please give us a ring on 0121 752 8744 or email us with your name, address and contact details at [email protected].