Volunteering with St Wilfrid'sWhether it's minutes or months, days or decades, every moment matters Volunteers are at the heart of our hospice and play a vital role in everything we do. Without their time and generosity, we would not be able to provide our services to patients and their families. We're always looking to welcome new faces to our amazing team. If you have some time to spare and would like to make a difference in your local community, we would love to hear from you. Click through the pages above to find out more. Why not get involved? Main site Volunteering with St Wilfrid's Opportunities Blog Volunteer Hub Minibus Escort Where: Wellbeing Centre and hospice catchment area When: flexible and dependent on need DBS: enhanced with adult barring check required About the role You will be assisting our minibus drivers as they pick up patients from home and bring them to the Wellbeing Centre for appointments and classes. No driving is required for this role as you sit and chat with patients on the journey and help them in and out of their homes and the hospice. Key responsibilities Accompanying the Minibus Driver to pick up patients from home and helping them into the hospice Collecting patients from the Wellbeing Centre at the specified time and helping them into the minibus Making sure that the patient is seated safely and comfortably Chatting and offering a listening ear to patients Feedback any concerns to the appropriate member of hospice staff To comply with relevant hospice policies and procedures Your skills, abilities and qualifications Physically able to meet the demands of the role Good communication skills and personable Emotional resilience in the face of the difficult circumstances faced by those with a life-shortening illness Adaptable and flexible Aged 18+ Apply and more information To apply please complete the application form and return it by email, post, or drop it in next time you’re at the hospice. If you have any questions, please email Voluntary Services at [email protected] or phone 01323 434200.