Volunteering opportunities

19th Feb 2016

We have some very exciting  volunteering opportunities  for a whole range of upcoming roles. See below for all current  vacancies:

ROLE: Tea Trolley Volunteer

We need volunteers every day Monday to Friday to provide cover from 9.00 to 5.00pm.  You would do a regular four hour shift once a week, either a morning 9.00am – 1.00 pm or an afternoon 1.00pm – 5pm. 

The role involves preparing the tea trolley and taking it round various waiting areas within the Hospital providing complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits to patients.  Also responsible for keeping a note of numbers served.

role: Wellbeing Centre Volunteer

We require cover in the Centre seven days a week from 9am to 9pm.  You would do a regular four hour shift either 9am – 1pm, 1pm – 5pm or 5pm -9pm. 

The role involves assisting with the daily tasks in the Wellbeing Centre.  These include meeting and greeting patients and family members, making them feel welcome and offering them refreshments.  Helping with housekeeping duties such as cleaning, laundry and stock control.  Conducting tours of the Centre and informing patients of the support on offer and escorting patients to and from wards when necessary.  

role: Welcome Desk

Welcome Desk volunteers are needed to help  every day Monday to Friday.   The shifts are 9:00am- 1:00pm, 1pm – 4:30pm. The role involves helping patients find their way around the hospital, accompanying them to their treatment or clinic area, assisting with the automatic check in kiosks and signposting them to their destinations.  

role: Activities Volunteer

We need volunteers to help with a variety of activities that are offered to patients, friends and families in the Wellbeing Centre.  These may include crafting, quizzes, art, knitting, games, bingo etc.  These may take place in the afternoons between 2 -4 pm and in the evenings between 7 – 8.30pm dependent upon type of activity.

role: Café Volunteer

Volunteers will work as part of a small team to ensure the smooth running of the café and delivery of a friendly and professional service.   Ideally we would like you to be available to do a regular four hour shift once a week either in the morning 8.30am – 12.30pm or in the afternoon from 12.30 – 4.30pm from Monday to Friday.  Duties will include preparing food and drinks, serving customers in a friendly and courteous manner, stock control, operating the till, cleaning in line with Health and Safety guidelines, recording cleaning and temperature information.If you  would like to apply to volunteer for any of the current positions  please feel free to contact us  by  email  or by calling on  0141 212 0505.  You can also find out more about volunteering for Beatson Cancer Charity  here