Apply today and work with great people across the organisation. We have a variety of roles available, whether you are hoping to gain work experience, learn new skills or make new friends, volunteering can be great fun, and we provide a supportive environment for all of our Richard House Heroes.


Van Driver

We are looking for volunteer Van Drivers, to collect and deliver small items of furniture and other items donated to the hospice shops.

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Distribution Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer Distribution Assistant to work with our volunteer Van Drivers, collecting and delivering small items of furniture and other items donated to the hospice shops.

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Retail Assistant

We have six busy charity shops across Barking, Dagenham, Hornchurch and Upminster. Each shop relies on teams of volunteers to keep us trading.

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Collection Tin Coordinator

We are looking for additional volunteers to collect and replace our Richard House collection tins from shops, restaurants and other businesses in the local area and further afield within London.

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We are looking for Gardeners to help maintain the gardens and outside areas of Richard House for our children and families to enjoy.

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Donations Bucket Collector

Bucket collections raise vital funds for the hospice. For these collections to be a success and to raise more money we need more volunteers!

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Care and Outreach Administrator

Care is at the heart of what we do at Richard House. We’re looking for someone to assist our busy care admin team to help support our families.

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Online Assistant (eBay)

We are looking for someone to help us run our eBay site and raise vital funds for Richard House.

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Community Ambassador

Our Community Ambassadors play a vital role in representing the charity at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of the funds our supporters raise.

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Unsure of which role would best suit you?  Email volunteering@richardhouse.org.uk.