Laundry and Ironing Volunteer


The volunteer role: Laundry Assistant
Reports to: Housekeeping Manager
Location: Martin House Hospice, Boston Spa, LS23
Current vacancies: Friday PM and weekends

This is a key position supporting the work of our care team within the hospice.

The role includes:
  • Taking responsibility for the hospice laundry and linen stores, and using the laundry equipment to:
  • Wash, dry and iron parents’ bedding
  • Wash, dry and iron children’s bedding
  • Wash, dry and iron children’s clothes and, at times, parents’ clothes
  • Folding towels and napkins
  • General laundry duties, including keeping the laundry areas tidy and organised
Applicant qualities:
  • Organised
  • A flexible and positive approach
  • Adaptability to the role’s requirements.
Full training and supervision will be given on the use of the equipment, the use of the correct detergents, and infection control. Applicants offered the position will be required to undergo a DBS check. Volunteers are invited to attend an annual hospice-wide training day which includes other areas of our work. Volunteers are invited to join the Martin House Volunteer Forum (more information available on request).

Register to volunteer now!