Volunteer Vacancies

If you are interested in applying to be a volunteer for any of our opportunities, please complete the online form below and we will send you an application form to complete.

Below are some of the opportunities currently on offer. If a role interests you, click here to register as a volunteer.

eBay Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer to manage our eBay account. We use this to sell more unusual and valuable items which are donated to us. Your role will include photographing and listing items, answering questions and dispatching goods. You may also need to research unusual items and liaise with local auctioneers to sell in auction. The role can be based at Martin House or at our warehouse, and the hours are flexible to suit you, within Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 5pm. Our existing eBay volunteer will be there to handover, and we will provide any training needed. If you are interested, call us on 01937 844569 or email hr@martinhouse.org.uk.

PAT Test Volunteer

We need a volunteer to carry out PAT testing on electrical items donated to us for sale in our shops and warehouse. The role would suit a retired electrician, however we can provide training and equipment for anyone interested in the role. You can be based at Martin House or our warehouse at Thorp Arch, and the hours are flexible to suit yourself during a Monday to Friday working week. If you are interested, call us on 01937 844569 or email hr@martinhouse.org.uk.

Charity Shop and Warehouse Volunteers

We currently need volunteers to help out in all of our shops and also to help us with eBay sales. If you're interested in volunteering at any of our shops, we would love to hear from you. Your role will include sorting clothing and other donated goods, and serving on the till. These opportunities could be one morning or one afternoon a week, and some of the shops are open on a Sunday too. Please call us or email us to see if we have an opening to suit you. Alternatively, please call into your local shop and speak to the manager.

Full training will be given. The minimum age for shop volunteers is 14.

Drivers/Drivers' Mates

We are looking for four drivers to go out and collect donated goods on a Wednesday or Friday and also driver's mates. Each day we have a team of people who go out to various areas in our region to collect items that have been donated or to take goods to our shops.

Maintenance Volunteers

Are you a handy man or woman with time to spare? We need volunteers to help with the general maintenance of the hospice, including painting and decorating, PAT testing, helping in the grounds and gardens, vehicle cleaning and checking (no technical know,edge necessary) and bike maintenance.

Reception (Bank)

We are looking for bank volunteers to assist our Receptionist. Your role will include answering and directing calls, counting money and occasionally meeting and greeting visitors. Full training will be provided.

Please note: we are not able to take volunteers under the age of 18 at the hospice due to the nature of our work.