Ward Catering Volunteer

Help make today matter by supporting the hospice as a ward catering volunteer. As part of the Catering Team you will assist in delivering meals and refreshments to patients and visitors in the In-patient Unit.

This role will involve:

  • Serving patients in the In-patient Unit drinks and food.
  • Socialising with patients and their families to promote a positive and friendly atmosphere.
  • Keeping the ward kitchen clean in accordance with Environmental Health guidelines.
  • Liaising with nursing and catering staff about patient needs.
  • You will receive training and support to carry out your role.

Download the full role description

How much time do I need to give?

The Ward Catering Volunteers provide cover every day. The shifts in this team are as follows:

  • Morning      - 10am to 1.30pm
  • Afternoon    - 2-4.30pm
  • Evening       - 5-7 pm

We are looking for at least a fortnightly commitment. The vacancies are on the following days/times:

Mornings - Monday and Saturday

Afternoons - Monday and Saturday

Evenings - Thursday

Please specify your preferred shift on the application form.

How do I apply?

Complete our Volunteer Application Form and return it by email to recruitment@ayrshirehospice.org or post it to the Ayrshire Hospice O&PD Team 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2TG.

Closing date: Thursday 10th October