Where: You will be contacting people via telephone or video call from your own home. 

When: Flexible, you can arrange a telephone or video call when suits you both.

DBS: No DBS required. 

The role:

To talk on the phone or via video call and offer support and reassurance to people with life-limiting conditions who may be feeling lonely or isolated.


  • Contacting people who live in your community via telephone or video calling.

  • Engaging in conversation to support people to feel less isolated and lonely.

  • Keeping the hospice informed of any issues and concerns raised during the conversations.

Training and support:

  • Volunteers will receive a handbook outlining the parameters of the role.

  • Opportunity to support individuals to document their life story or reminisce.

  • The opportunity to progress into the role of Community Support Volunteer.

  • Access to 24/7 telephone and virtual support.

To find out more please contact a member of the Community Volunteering team:

  • Nikki, Community Volunteering Manager, 07784 238552

  • Paul, Community Volunteering Coordinator, 07784 238544

  • Or email [email protected] 

To apply:

Please download and fill in our application form and email it to [email protected] or post to Voluntary Services Team, St Wilfrid's Hospice, 1 Broadwater Way. Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9PZ.

If you would like us to post you a hard copy of the application form please contact a member of the team using the details above.

Application form

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