Wakefield Hospice

Wakefield Hospice

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  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Older people / later life

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Wakefield Hospice is a purpose-built specialist palliative care unit that opened in April 1990 providing 8 single ensuite bedrooms and 2 four bed ward areas, a day therapy unit, bereavement support and education.

Over the years the day care unit developed initially into a day therapy unit and ultimately into a drop-In centre providing therapies, information and care for patients, carers and bereaved families.


5 fab reasons to Volunteer:

Making new friends - whether volunteering in our shops, in the hospice or out at our events, as a Wakefield Hospice volunteer you will have the opportunity to work alongside a range of people, making new friends along the way.

Making a difference - Wakefield Hospice simply could not operate without the kind support of our volunteers. Whether you give a couple of days a week or offer your time at the odd-event each year, every hour makes a huge difference.

Making use of your skills - many prospective volunteers who come to us have a lfietime of knowledge and skills to share. If you are keen to use your experience to benefit Wakefield Hospice, we'd love to hear your thoughts!

Developing new skills - whether looking to boost a CV or simply looking upskill and learn some new things, our volunteer vacancies will give you a great opportunity to broaden your horizons.

Enjoyment - at the end of the day, we want our volunteers to enjoy the role they are in. You will be working with supportive team members who will ensure you feel looked after, motivated and highlight the difference you are making for local patients and their families... whatever role you take on!

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