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Why Volunteer At St. Rocco's?

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, make new friends and enhance and develop new skills.

Each year volunteers donate the equivalent of almost £1 million in precious time to help us in so many different ways. From helping on our inpatient unit, volunteering in a shop, marshalling at one of our events or supporting on reception, there is something for everyone. 

Last year over 71,964 hours were given by our volunteers, the equivalent of £965,694.

But we also gained in other ways. Volunteers bring many different and extensive skill sets which benefit our work enormously. Volunteers come in all ages and from many different walks of life. These life experiences and varied backgrounds and outlooks add diversity and a bring a fresh perspective to life at St. Rocco’s.

There are so many benefits to volunteering, and we are making sure that we give back as much as we can so that everyone feels appreciated.  Whether you can spare one day a month or a few hours a week – we will help you see the value. 

Sign up to one of our Retail Roles today!

Follow the links below to learn more about our Volunteering Opportunities:

Shop Volunteer

Learn more about becoming a Shop Volunteer
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eBay Volunteer

Learn more about becoming an eBay Volunteer
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Key Volunteer

Learn more about becoming a Key Volunteer
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Warehouse Volunteer

Learn more about becoming a Warehouse Volunteer
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Volunteer FAQs

Do you have questions about volunteering? view our FAQ page!

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Many thousands of people have volunteered at St. Rocco's over the years.

Without their time, we simply could not provide the care we do.

From helping out on the ward, through serving in shops and gardening at the hospice to being a marshall at one of our events, every role is vital.

Read their stories here.

Photo of Volunteer Jacqueline in craft group room

Stories

05 Jun 2024

Jacqueline’s Story

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Stories

29 Apr 2024

Meet our Hospice Therapy Dogs

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Stories

16 Apr 2024

Day In The Life of... a Bereavement Café Volunteer

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Stories

15 Apr 2024

Benefits of volunteering- A students' guide

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James

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02 Apr 2024

‘When I first volunteered, I never envisioned what a life changing experience it would be’

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12 Oct 2023

40 Years a Volunteer

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27 Oct 2021

35 years a volunteer

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22 Sept 2021

Celia's Story

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22 Sept 2021

A story from the beginning of St. Rocco’s

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How Volunteering helps St. Rocco's

In 2023 a total of

53,716

Hours were completed by shop volunteers

In 2023 a total of

18,248

Hours were completed by hospice volunteers

Volunteers Saved St Rocco's

£965,694

We couldn't do this without you!

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