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Research/Administration Volunteer

We need you to assist our Fundraising Team with research projects and general administrative assistance.


Why we want you:

Administration contributes to a large part of our organisation and our departments would benefit from additional assistance.

What the role will involve:

  • Researching contact details and acquiring name, address, email, telephone numbers, etc from a brief
  • Researching events and ‘what’s on’ activities in a specified area, for potential Chestnut Tree House representation
  • Helping with general admin duties and thank you letters

We will provide you with induction training which will include an Introduction to the Hospice, Health and Safety Awareness and relevant on the job training.

Your skills:

  • A willingness to learn (Some of these skills you will already have and some may require training, which we will provide for you including any training on our software).
  • Good telephone skills
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to use additional office equipment including the photocopier
  • Additional office skills such as filing
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and willing to work on your own or part of our team
  • Reliable and good time-keeping
  • An insight into children with disabilities and the needs of their families


  • Approval by the Disclosure and Barring Service (check carried out by hospice)
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality
  • Any personal grief resolved

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please download our application form on this page and return to volunteers@stbh.org.uk. The subject box of your email should include the volunteer opportunity title.

Please also complete and return the Equal Opportunities monitoring form. Completion of any part of this form is voluntary and all information will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by line management responsible for the appointment.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Voluntary Services on 01903 706315 or email volunteers@stbh.org.uk.