Join us!

Thank you for taking an interest in volunteering for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice.


Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:


Afternoon Tea Volunteers

Monday to Sunday (10am)

Monday to Sunday (2pm) 


Shops Volunteers 

Monday to Saturday (10am- 4pm) 


If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions, please contact a member of volunteer recruitment team at or click here to register your interest via our online form. 


Could you spare a few hours to support patient care or raise vital funds for your local hospice?

Whether you’re looking for a good way to use some spare time or to develop your skills, volunteering for Dr Kershaw’s can be extremely rewarding… and fun! In return for your time, we’ll offer you training and support as well as invites to social events.

We can also provide you with a reference if you are job seeking or studying after you have volunteered for at least 6 months.

If you are aged 16+ and interested in any of the roles below, please contact us for further information or register your interest.


At our Shops in Lees, Royton & Shaw

We currently have vacancies in our shops, please get in touch with our Volunteer Recruitment Assistant on 0161 624 2727 to find out more.


At the Hospice on Turf Lane, Royton

We have no vacancies at present.



Receptionist and Hospitality 

Receptionist and Hospitality - Evening (6-8pm) & Weekday and Weekend Relief List.

We have no vacancies at present.


Event Volunteers

Set Up Crew, Route Marshalls & Site Supervisors.

Have fun and make a massive difference in just a few hours. Whether you enjoy the buzz of helping a big event to run well, or want to make a huge impact, events volunteering can be a really satisfying way to make a difference. 

We have no vacancies at present.


Minibus Drivers (Relief Drivers)

We have no vacancies at present.



Van Drivers

We have no vacancies at present.


I’m interested, what do I do now?

Great! You can register your interest here.

If you’d like to know more about becoming a volunteer and supporting care at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, please contact our Volunteer Recruitment Assistant, Nikki Butterworth, on or 0161 624 2727.

Some roles at the Hospice are subject to a standard or enhanced DBS check due to contact with vulnerable people. Declaring that you have a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from volunteering with us, but please be prepared to discuss this in confidence with us when you apply.

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