Warehouse Assistant Volunteers

St Barnabas Hospices

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St Barnabas House and Chestnut Tree House provide specialist palliative care both within the hospices and in the comfort of patients homes, treating adults and children with advanced progressive life-limiting illnesses.

Our retail distribution centre is in need of volunteers who can help sort through stock which has been generously donated to us.

Volunteers can either do just one shift of a morning or afternoon, or several shifts if you wish.

The warehouse is located at Unit A, Trading Estate, Northbrook Road, Worthing, BN14 8PN.

Please get in touch if you can help!

COVID-19 considerations:
Our Warehouse is not open to the public and we are limiting the amount of people who are in at any one time. All donations are placed in quarantine before being sorted and we will provide hand sanitiser and masks.


A willingness to learn (Some of these skills you will already have and some may require training, which we will provide for you)

Ability to use a hand press appliance

Willing to uphold warehouse standards through various cleaning tasks

Willing to carry out repetitive tasks

Ability to operate all shop equipment and appliances such as computerised till

Willingness to carry out instructions from staff

Reliable and good time-keeping

Physically able to carry out allocated tasks

Ability to be non-judgmental and accept people as individuals and respect their differences

Ability to empathise with the people that you come into contact with

Ability to work on your own and as part of our team

An insight into palliative care


  • Gain retail experience, and learn new skills.
  • Make new friends and be part of a friendly team making a difference.
  • Gain experience that may lead to employment.

When do I need to be available?

Details When: Weekdays for a minimum of two hours each session Commitment: Either weekly or on an infrequent basis
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Unit A, Trading Estate
Northbrook Road
West Sussex
BN14 8PN

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training