Do you have some free time and want to use it to make a difference? Are you a student, retired, work part-time or looking to get back into the workplace?
Volunteering with Willow Burn is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills and develop existing ones. With a multitude of roles available including fundraising, retail, catering and administration, we are just waiting to hear from you!
Come and join our incredible team and help us continue our work; caring for the people of Derwentside and their families.
Not only does volunteering make a big difference to our service users, it can also be really valuable to you. Here are just some of the ways how:
Make a difference
Be part of a community
Learn new skills
Take on a challenge
Throughout the year, Willow Burn also offers volunteers a number of benefits to say thank you for your dedication and to offer you the opportunity to steer your volunteer journey:
A bi-monthly volunteer bulletin
A yearly volunteer survey
Two annual celebration events
10% off in the Willow Burn Shops and a special volunteer menu in the Willows Café for all volunteers with your ID
The Volunteer Training Passport
Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Priorities
To deliver hospice care of the highest standard to our patients and those important to them – now and in the future.
Treasuring lives through high quality, personalised, palliative & end of life care and bereavement support.
Caring, Aspiring, Responsible, Empowering
Our values are at the heart of every thing we do; anyone who works for or represents the Hospice, in any capacity, is expected to uphold and demonstrate our core values, contribute positively towards achieving our goal and strive to fulfil our mission within our charitable objectives
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
Willow Burn Hospice is an employer which is truly committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive workplace where all our people are able to bring their whole selves to work and are able to perform to their potential. We understand the importance of diversity and inclusion and strive for a workplace that reflects the communities which we serve. We especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, candidates with a disability and candidates with gender-diverse identities. Appointments will be made on merit on the basis of fair and open competition
Willow Burn Hospice is Disability Confident Committed