Hospice Neighbour

Community Action Volunteer

Days: 1-2 sessions per week, flexible
Location: In the community

What is the role?

Community Action Volunteering covers a range of support for people in our community at difficult times in their lives. Whether you are volunteering face-to-face or remotely, helping get new projects started or assisting with the day-to-day running of the programme, everything we do in Community Volunteering is about connecting people together.

What will I be doing?

Depending on the individual’s needs and interests, tasks may include:

Befriending / Companionship

  • Light touch emotional support.
  • One-off social support.
  • Practical tasks, such as shopping, making tea, gardening etc.Administration


  • Day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • Regular check-ins with beneficiaries and volunteers.
  • Assisting with publicity, training and promotional materials.Community Navigator.

Community Navigator

  • Linking with community groups and partners to identify opportunities for the Hospice.
  • Attending community networking events.
  • Helping beneficiaries to connect with community groups and events.

    Needs Assessor
  • Conducting needs assessments.
  • Signposting beneficiaries to other services.
  • Advising the Compassionate Communities team of any concerns or information that may not have been picked up on.

Are you interested?

For further details, please read the role description and complete an application form.  One of the Voluntary Services Team will be in contact very soon.

Get in touch with the Voluntary Service team

For further information call us on 01424 457962 or email us.