Friends of Martin House group member – Volunteer

Our Friends of Martin House fundraising groups across North, East and West Yorkshire are dedicated to raising vital funds to ensure we can continue to support children and young people with life limiting conditions, along with their families.

Fundraising groups consist of a Fundraising Group Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and a number of members.

The role includes:

  • helping to organise collections, events and other fundraising activities in your local community
  • helping to promote the work of the charity and encourage support from the local community
  • regularly attending and participating in group meetings
  • completing agreed action points following meetings
  • championing our core values and family-focused ethos within the community


  • enthusiasm and commitment to supporting the team for a minimum of six months
  • attending group meetings regularly (often monthly depending on activity)

Volunteer profile

  • organised
  • a flexible and positive approach
  • adaptability to the role’s requirements
  • personable when speaking with members of the public, staff, and other volunteers

Support you will receive and your involvement in our organisation

  • regular contact with the manager responsible for the area with which you will volunteer
  • you will gain valuable experience and understanding of the services we offer
  • you will be part of the work of a highly regarded UK charity
  • we will reimburse reasonable expenses
  • full training and supervision will be given as appropriate for the volunteering role
  • volunteers are invited to attend hospice-wide events which include other areas of our work
  • volunteers are invited to join the volunteer forum (more information available on request)
  • we ask all our volunteers to follow our policies and procedures
  • we will need you to complete documentation relating to the role

For further details and to apply, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Heather Griffiths by email or telephone 07827 447827.

Role details

Based in the local community

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