How you can help

Our volunteers are vital

You could make a real difference by volunteering in the hospice, in our shops, in our warehouse or by becoming one of our fundraising volunteers. We are currently recruiting for hospice-based volunteering roles in our cafe and for our fundraising department. We also require volunteers for our shops and our warehouse. If you would like to apply please email with your preference of hospice shop or warehouse.

Volunteering with Glasgow’s Hospice offers flexibility to ensure that your role fits in with your lifestyle and personal commitments. You are welcome to volunteer as few hours or as many hours a month as you like; we will always work around you. We also have opportunities for organisations that would like to volunteer time.

If you’re interested in volunteering , please get in touch by email You may also want to explore our volunteer FAQs to understand more about the steps involved in becoming a volunteer, and find answers to common questions.

Volunteer at the hospice

Volunteer at the hospice

We’re a friendly bunch at the hospice and would love for you to join our volunteer team! There’s a role to suit everyone. You can volunteer in our café, as a driver, a complementary therapist and much more.

Benefits of volunteering at the hospice:

  • A comprehensive introduction to the hospice, the charitable sector and the opportunity to develop transferable skills
  • Flexibility so that your volunteer role fits in with your lifestyle
  • Meeting new people and being part of your community
  • Certification confirming volunteering and skills achieved
  • Enhancement of your CV
  • Employment references, by request

Volunteer in our shops

At the heart of the fundraising activities that enable us to provide excellent patient and family care to the people of Glasgow, lie our 17 Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice shops.

Our shops are supported three ways.

By generous donations, by the generous buying of items, and by the invaluable retail volunteers who give their time to assist the shop manager with the day to day running of the shop.

If you choose to join us as a retail volunteer you will gain a lot of valuable experience.

  • You will learn about customer service first hand and gain experience in working a till.
  • You will learn about stock, how to evaluate it, how to price it, how to display it, and how to sell it.
  • You will also learn about how to work as part of a team and understand the retail experience from start to finish.

Retail volunteers are highly regarded members of our team, and with 17 shops across Glasgow and Greater Glasgow we need great people to come and volunteer alongside us. So make a difference and volunteer today.

To apply for any volunteering role please email

If you would like to talk to someone about volunteering, please call 0141 429 5599 and ask for our volunteer team.

Volunteer in our shops
Volunteer In the community

Volunteer In the community

We’re always on the lookout for people who would like to volunteer in the local community. Make a difference by befriending someone in need of a friendly chat, or organising a fundraising event in your local community.

Benefits of volunteering at the hospice:

  • develop your skills and get a chance to learn new ones
  • enhance your CV
  • meet new people
  • make a real difference to our patients and families.

Corporate volunteering

Are your company or workplace interested in corporate volunteering? We have variety of ways that organisations can get involved with the hospice through volunteering their time and would love to hear from you! Benefits of corporate volunteering include -

  • Fantastic team building activity
  • Contribute to your local community
  • Great story to tell your customers
  • Make a REAL difference to our patients and their families

Download our Corporate Volunteer pack - Hospice

Download our Corporate Volunteer pack - Warehouse 

Corporate volunteering