Catering Assistant

Could you volunteer for us?

Do you have a few hours to spare each week to do something really fulfilling and rewarding?

We are looking for a volunteer who can help our evening and weekend cook to prepare food and get meals ready for our patients and staff.

Your tasks will include:

Basic food preparation as required (sandwiches, salads), preparing patients’ food trays, helping to serve patient and staff meals, replenishing tea and coffee stations, following the cleaning rota for daily tasks, using the dishwasher, and any other reasonable requests by our evening or weekend cook.

Ideally you will have basic food hygiene knowledge but full training will be given.

You’ll volunteer from Monday to Friday between 4pm-7pm and on Sundays 8am – 5.30pm on rotas of: 8am – 11am; 11am – 2pm or 2pm-5.30pm.

If you are interested, please email us at

In a typical year...
our cost, per minute
phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.