Volunteer Receptionists

Location: Thanet, Canterbury, Ashford

Pilgrims is looking for Reception Volunteers to join its volunteer workforce of over 1,500, to welcome patients and their families to the inpatient units at all three of its hospice sites. 

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.

Pilgrims is looking for people to join its hospice team, taking up a regular shift or to provide occasional cover.

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.

If you wish to make an application, please download the application form, found at the link below and, once completed, send it to the relevant volunteer administration team:

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

Canterbury role description

Ashford and Thanet role description