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Harlington Hospice- Collection Box Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

Harlington Hospice is a community hospice providing services for people at the end of their lives and supporting families suffering from bereavement and loss. In 2012 we were delighted to open the newly built Reg Hopkins Centre which enables us to provide services to our patients and their families in the high quality surroundings they deserve.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Place and manage collection boxes within a specific location, such as local supermarkets, shop fronts, places of worship.  Promoting the services, we provide and highlighting the support we need.   


  • Identify new locations for placement of collection boxes
  • Visit each placement quarterly to collect and replace the collection box
  • To act as an ambassador for Harlington Hospice, reflecting the objectives, values and working with the best interests of the charity in mind at all times
  • Update the Community Fundraiser with any changes or updates for existing or new box sites
  • Using established relationships with venues to promote fundraising campaigns and events organised by Harlington Hospice 
  • Ensure all boxes are correctly labelled, sealed and secured as necessary. 
  • Maintain up-to-date records on the location of all collection boxes
  • Return all collection boxes to the Hospice for processing

Time Commitment: Minimum four hours a month

Skills Required:

  • Aged 18+ 
  • Professional manner
  • Good local knowledge 
  • Own car or able to travel to Harlington Hospice from area  

Additional Benefits:

  • References after 6 months
  • Reimbursed travel expeneses at manager's discretion.
  • The volunteering activity will be added on your H.E.A.R transcript – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours volunteered will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invite to our Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony at the end of the year.
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?