Volunteer Receptionists

Location: Ashford

Pilgrims Hospices at Ashford are looking for Weekend and Evening Reception Volunteers to join its volunteer workforce of over 1,500, to welcome patients and their families to the inpatient units at its hospice site. 

Receptionists ensure the smooth running of the reception area, carrying out a variety of tasks, and they are people’s first point of contact at the hospice site. This busy, varied and interesting volunteer role includes a range of tasks and activities that make a positive difference to patients, families and visitors, as well as to the wider hospice team.

You will receive full training and ongoing support. In addition, you will be given the opportunity to shadow existing volunteers.

Copies of the full role descriptions can be found at the links below, which also include full details of the shift times.

Please note that the applicants will need to be 18 years plus, to apply for these roles at the Evening and Weekend Reception.

If you wish to make an application, please download the application form, found at the link below and, once completed, send it to the Hospice Service Manager Wendy Kelk : wendykelk@pilgrimshospices.org

If you’d like to find out more about the role before making an application, please email the Hospice Services Manager , leaving your telephone number and details of when you can be contacted, and she will give you a call for an informal chat about the role:


Canterbury role description