Do Something Amazing – Volunteer!

Volunteers in hearts

Would you like to do something amazing?

We are extremely fortunate that a huge part of our team is made up of volunteers, many of whom have been with the hospice for a considerable amount of time.

Ranging in age from 14 up to 80 plus, each and every one of our volunteers adds a different dimension to our organisation, sharing experience, knowledge or skills. From our shops to patient care, IT and admin support to gardening, there really is a volunteering opportunity for everyone.

If you are reading this as one of our volunteers, a huge thank you for everything you do. If you or someone you know might be interested or would like to find out more about our volunteering opportunities, without commitment, then please contact our Voluntary Services team on 01785 254645

Or email us at  for more details.

Join our award winning volunteers!

In 2010 our volunteer team were awarded the Queen’s Award for Volunteering – an achievement we are all extremely proud of.

Our volunteer roles are as varied as the individuals who support us and we also recognise that availability differs from person to person and where some prefer to volunteer in their chosen area on a regular basis, others are happy to help out as and when to fit in with their own commitments.

Whether you want to learn a new skill, update your CV, make use of some spare time or give something back to the community there’s bound to be a role for you!

Not sure? Why not try a taster session? Come along for a couple of hours to see if volunteering works for you. Just call into a KHH store or contact / 01785 254645 to arrange.

No commitment / up to 6 taster sessions per person.

Trustee Vacancies

Becoming a Trustee with us will enable you to use your skills and experience to make a vital difference to the lives of local families every day.

Our Trustees, who are also Directors of the Company, are all volunteers and act as a corporate entity through the Board of Trustees. The Board oversees all strategic, tactical, and governance aspects of the organisation’s operation and future direction. It delegates most of its functions to five committees, each with their own clearly defined terms of reference.

We currently have vacancies on the Board of Trustees and would welcome applications from those with experience in any area but would be particularly interested to hear from applicants with the following backgrounds: Legal, IT, Digital Marketing, Finance, Retail or Marketing.

The Board of Trustees meets six times a year, and Trustees also usually sit on at least one Committee, the frequency of these meetings can range from monthly to quarterly. In addition there may be the need for occasional input to ad hoc projects for example a governance audit or review of a service.

For further information on the responsibilities of a charity Trustee please view this webinar via this link

Should you wish to find out more about this opportunity, without commitment, please contact a member of the personnel team (Tel 01785 254645 – Ext 130/131/128). Your details will be passed to one of our current Trustees who will in turn contact you for an informal discussion. You may also wish to view the video from one of our former trustees below.

Closing date: Monday, 6th June 2022
To apply please forward your CV and covering letter, marking your envelope ‘Private and Confidential’ and ‘Reference Trustee’ to the Personnel Department, Katharine House Hospice, Weston Road, Stafford, ST16 3SB by the closing date above.

Hospice Trustees

Current volunteer opportunities

Our Retail Team is particularly in need of additional volunteers for our stores in and around Stafford and North Staffs. No experience necessary full training provided.

We’re also welcoming enquiries for all areas of the charity.

If you would like to know more about our retail opportunities or would like a chat about other volunteering roles call our Voluntary Services Team on 01785 254645 or complete the form below. For Retail volunteering you can also call into your local store.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!