Find out about the wide range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it, free of charge.
We couldn’t manage without considerable support from our local community. Learn about all the different ways in which you can help Prospect Hospice, for example by taking part in fundraising events, playing our lottery, or remembering us in your will. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
Prospect Hospice is a leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north-east Wiltshire. We provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end-of-life care and support.
Volunteers are central to our work, bringing valuable experience and enthusiasm to a wide variety of roles. If you’d like to help Prospect Hospice by giving some of your time, you’ll find all the information you need here, including current opportunities, volunteer profiles and the benefits of volunteering for us.
The staff at Prospect Hospice have one shared aim: to provide the very best end-of-life care to people in our community who really need it. If you’re interested in joining our team, check out our current vacancies and find out how we can support you in your career development.
A significant amount of Prospect Hospice’s income is raised through our charity shops. The success of our retail operation depends on the generous support of the local community (donating and buying goods), and the commitment of our managers and volunteers. Find out more here.
Responsible to: Events & Community Manager & Voluntary Services Recruitment & Operations Officer
Accountable to: Head of Voluntary Services
Hours: Needs based.
We work with our community to lead, provide and influence excellent care so that everyone affected by a life-limiting illness can access personalised care when and where they need it.
As a Community Ambassador you will raise the profile of Prospect Hospice services in Marlborough & Vale of Pewsey and encourage engagement from potential supporters who may not already be aware of the services we offer.
You should reside in the Marlborough & Vale of Pewsey area to enable you to gather and maintain intelligence about local community network events we could link with to encourage awareness and support of the hospice.
You will support the Community Relations team by attending community events and meeting with community groups as a representative of the hospice. Where required, you may be asked to attend volunteer recruitment events.
You will act as an ambassador for the hospice within the community and suitable training will be given to enable you to provide speeches and presentations about the hospice, as well as to respond in an informative and appropriate way to questions and enquiries people may have about the hospice – concerning our services, costs to deliver said services and the different ways people can support us i.e. through fundraising and volunteering.
Bookings will be generated by the Community Relations team & the voluntary services team. An event calendar will be created accordingly, however, you may be asked to attend ad-hoc events subject to your own availability. Full briefings will take place before attending each event.
There will be the requirement to assist in the raising of funds, for example, by selling raffle tickets at an event.
Volunteers will be reimbursed for reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred upon completion of the appropriate claim form.
Prospect Hospice is a working name of Prospect Hospice Limited. Registered Office: Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9BY. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (1494909) and a charity registered in England and Wales (280093)Website designed & built by Boson Web