Volunteering with St Oswald’s Hospice
St Oswald’s Hospice is a charitable hospice rooted in the North East. With your support, they provide outstanding, expert and specialist care to adults, children and babies with life limiting conditions. They strive to provide quality time for everyone by providing a welcoming place which makes the most of life. By volunteering within their retail team, you’d be helping to raise money and awareness for all of the wonderful work they do at St Oswald’s Hospice within your local community.
St Oswald’s Hospice has over 20 charity shops right across the entire North East region, including three shops in Byker. With a selection of specialist shops such as a designer boutique in Jesmond; a bridal shop in Whitley Bay; furniture shops in Dunston, Byker and Kingston Park; book shops in Whitley Bay and Gosforth; and a kids shop in Byker, St Oswald’s Hospice has a huge selection of shops and volunteering roles to choose from.
Want to see what a day in the life of a volunteer would be like? Why not watch this short video: Can you help us by giving the gift of time? | A day in the life of our Retail Volunteers – YouTube
What can volunteering with St Oswald’s Hospice do for you?
Volunteering with St Oswald’s Hospice can bring about a huge number of benefits including: Boosting your skills and enhancing your CV; supporting your mental health; helping you to feel more confident and have more self-esteem; helping you socially to make new friends; and you get the feel-good factor of knowing you’ve done something amazing to support your local community and to give back.
What their volunteers say…..
Aimee: “Volunteering absolutely helped me get my first job. Once my employer saw that I’d volunteered at St Oswald’s Hospice, she was very interested in what I had been doing and the transferable skills and commitment it demonstrated.”
Tilly: It [volunteering] has made such a difference to my life chances and something that has shaped my identity as an individual, and given me great experiences.”
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