Barnsley Hospital, Gawber Road. Barnsley S75 2EP (Reg No 1058037) barnsleyhospitalcharity@nhs.net 01226 431650

Charity Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering without being tied down to a set time and day? Would you be able to spare a few hours here and there to help support the charity? You could help us make a different to patients and the families who access support and care at Barnsley Hospital.

The charity are currently looking for Volunteers who will act as ambassadors of the charity and support the fundraising team.

Please see our current role vacancies below:

Coin Collection Volunteer

When?

From a few hours per month to a few hours a week dependent on the number of collection tubs you look after. This is a flexible role well-suited to volunteers who cannot commit to regular hours.

Where?

In and around the Barnsley Area

How?

As part of our fundraising we place coin collecting tubs in local businesses and community groups. You will place new tubs, look after existing tubs and be responsible for ensuring  the sealed collection tubs are taken to the Hospital cashier for counting.

The placing of tubs can be at a time to suit you and you can be responsible for as many as you choose to manage.

You will need to report back to the charity Fundraising Team at regular intervals to help us keep accurate records of our collection tubs.

Who?

This role involves being organised, self-motivated and requires good interpersonal skills. You will find venues that are willing to take a tub, creating and sustaining income for the charity.

You will enjoy meeting people and will have a friendly, polite approach at the sites you visit. You will be comfortable with transporting the money collected back to the cashiers office. You need to be able to travel around the area either on foot, by bus or by car.

As a volunteer you will such we expect you to be well-presented, polite and to give a positive message about the work of the charity.

Events Volunteer

When?

Ad hoc to support our charity run events, usually weekends

Where?

Events in and around the Barnsley Area

How?

As part of raising vital funds and awareness of what the charity does to support the hospital patients, their families and our staff we hold a number of fundraising events. In order to run these large events we need volunteers that we can call on to help in a number of ways.

This could be as a marshall for a run or walk, helping run a stall/registration desk, handing out goodies, collecting with a bucket, bag packing at a supermarket or even getting dressed to add the element of fun to the event! This list is not exhaustive!

Who?

This role requires good interpersonal skills and being punctual and reliable. You will need to work as part of a team, take instructions from the charity coordinator and be flexible to support the event in the best possible way.

You will enjoy meeting people and will have a friendly, polite approach at the events you attend.

You need to be able to travel to the events either on foot, by bus or by car.

As a volunteer you will such we expect you to be well-presented, polite and to give a positive message about the work of the charity.

 If you are interested in any of the roles above, please complete the form below

  • Please let us know if there is anything we need to know which may mean you are not able to carry out some of our volunteer duties unaided (ie mobility issues which may mean you are unable to stand for periods of time, lift/carry or walk more than a short distance) By letting us know we can ensure we are able to find the most appropriate volunteering role for you.