Charity Hub Volunteer – Royal Blackburn Hospital

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of health care services primarily for the people of East Lancashire, which comprises of the Boroughs of Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, and Ribble Valley. Our Trust aims to provide appropriate, high-quality personal and organisational development interventions, which will improve patient care.
ELHT&Me is looking for friendly, chatty and reliable volunteers to join them in the charity hub, located at the main entrance of Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital. This bustling space caters to patients, staff and visitors, offering a variety of branded items, mens goods, ladies fashion, homeware and more.

As a charity hub volunteer, you’ll meet and greet customers and supporters, handle sales using the interactive till system, assist with stock rotation and pricing, and contribute ideas for new stock and ways to expand awareness, all while raising funds to support our local hospitals and NHS services – doing more for you, with you.

Heading into winter, the shop will be opening on weekends. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please get in touch with ELHT&Me’s fundraising team on 01254 732140 or email   In the first instance.

There are lots of other volunteer positions available with our local NHS hospitals charity including opportunity to be part of the events team, becoming a big bear called Elmore which is the charity’s mascot and more – fundraising is fun with this team!

Volunteers will be provided with a uniform consisting of a volunteer service t-shirt, this must be worn at all times while carrying out volunteering activity on behalf of the Trust.

This role requires a DBS

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  • Sell goods to public and staff

Required Qualities:

  • Engaging and enthusiastic with an approachable manner
  • Passion for charitable activity
  • Ability to operate a till system once training is given


Everyone volunteering at the Trust must attend a volunteer induction and will be required to complete core mandatory training before carrying out any volunteering activity within the Trust and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required. All mandatory training will be provided free of charge to the volunteer. From time to time volunteers may be offered additional training opportunities related to their volunteering role, places will not be guaranteed and occasionally there may be a cost associated, this will be made clear to volunteers in advance.

Additional training will be provided by the Bereavement team.

Required Age:

18 years +


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Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn,

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: ELHT at Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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