St Luke's Hospice Plymouth

St Luke's Hospice Plymouth

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  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Social care

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Volunteers enable St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth to provide end of life care to local people at home, at Derriford and at our specialist unit in Turnchapel. Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do and we simply could not deliver our care without them.

Could you be our next volunteer? If you can spare a few hours, then yes! It doesn’t matter your age, background or skills, we have a variety of roles working across a wide spectrum of charity functions. The gift of your time can make a massive difference to our patients and their families who are facing the reality of a terminal illness. In return it will give you something really fulfilling and rewarding.

Whether your reason for volunteering is to help you step up in your career, socialise with others or to organise a team away day, we can help to find the perfect spot for you to put your skills to much needed use.

We are creating a “Hospice without Walls”, delivering more care outside the traditional hospice setting to enable us to care for more people at home and volunteers will play an important role in achieving this goal. From our specialist unit in Turnchapel, to our retail warehouse in Plympton; to assisting at fundraising events across Devon and Cornwall; there are so many roles in various locations you can be a part of.


There are many different volunteering roles you can get involved in to help us with our vision of a community where no person needs to die alone, in pain or in distress.

Charity Shops
Over 900 volunteers support over 32 charity shops in Devon and Cornwall, contributing an invaluable £900,000 each year to patient care. Your local St Luke’s charity shop is looking for volunteers today so please get in touch.

Fundraising Events
Fundraising Events help contribute to the £4million we have to raise each year and it would not be possible without the army of volunteers who make it possible. Why not become a marshal at our next big event?

Support Roles
There are many roles that help support the daily running of our specialist unit. We rely on volunteers to support the hospice in different departments such as maintenance, gardening, reception and in the Driftwood café; where you will also assist in serving the patients drinks and their meals.

These are just some of the roles you could be involved in, and of course we will support you every step of the way, with suitable training and induction to your tasks.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please get in touch. We are always happy to hear from you and answer any questions you may have.

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