Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and 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.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Prospect Hospice is the leading provider of education and training for end-of-life care in Swindon and north Wiltshire. Working closely with you, our colleagues within partner organisations, we want to ensure that the very best care is available to everyone facing the end of life. This is why we provide education and development opportunities, all of which aim to encourage learning and build confidence in end of life care and support.
Whether shopping with us in person or online, or donating your pre-loved goods, we thank you for supporting us through our shops where you help to raise around £2million a year for Prospect Hospice.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and we're always looking for outstanding people to join our team at the hospice across all areas of the charity.
Responsible to: Director for Community Development
Accountable to: Head of Volunteering, Learning and Inclusion
Hours: Flexible, as agreed with Director for Community Development
We work with our community to lead, provide and influence excellent care so that everyone affected by a life-limiting illness in Swindon and north east Wiltshire can access personalised support whenever and wherever they need it.
As a Community Connections Volunteer, you will be part of a team providing essential community engagement work. This is a supporter-facing role in which you will be working in the community at specific ‘community hub’ locations, raising the profile of Prospect Hospice and encouraging engagement from potential service-users who may not be aware of our services.
One of the aims of our community engagement work is to ensure that people within our surrounding community know that our services are completely free and open to everyone, no matter their gender, sexual orientation, social or ethnic background.
Volunteers will be reimbursed for reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred upon completion of the appropriate claim form.
Skills and Experiences
This role is available to anyone over the age of 18.
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