Volunteer as a Corporate

Volunteer Through Your Work

Here at St Peter's Hospice we recognise that companies want to be able to give more than just money to a charity; volunteering allows employees to engage with the charity at a ground level (literally when it comes to volunteering in our gardens), gaining a deeper understanding of what makes St Peter's Hospice so special.

We have a number of opportunities available, some of which are ideal for larger teams and others which suit individuals or smaller groups. As well as the following opportunities we also need volunteers to help with our events and fundraising activities throughout the year.

Volunteer In Our Gardens

Corporate group volunteering in the garden

At our Hospice in Brentry we have beautiful gardens which are enjoyed by patients, families and staff. In busy months our gardener appreciates some extra help from groups of volunteers who can help with some of the larger jobs. Activities depend on what is needed at the time and therefore you will need to be flexible and generally fit and healthy. We can take groups of between 4-10 people and therefore this is a great opportunity for larger teams. You will be working in the Hospice and therefore this is a fantastic opportunity to gain a more intimate understanding of the work we do and how your support is helping us.

Due to the amazing support we get from our charity partners, we are currently only recruiting garden volunteers from our active partners. Please get in touch if you'd like to hear more about alternative opportunities, or to be kept in mind for future garden opportunities. 

Volunteer At Our Warehouse

Our warehouse is at the heart of the logistical operation that helps to support our shops in the wider Bristol area as well as our eBay and Depop shops.  With so many locations we have a large volume of donations that need to be sorted and processed at the warehouse.

Volunteering at the warehouse is a wonderful way to gain an insight into the world of charity retail whilst you will also get a fantastic opportunity to see some of the weird and wonderful things people donate to us. Our warehouse is based in Avonmouth and we can take groups of between 3-6 people. The day runs from 9.30am-4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day however you will have to bring your own lunch as we do not have a café and there are few shops around. We also recommend you wear layers as it can get very cold in the winter and hot in the summer.

If you are volunteering on your own you could also spend the day with one of our drivers helping them with pick up's and deliveries. Get in touch to see how you could best help us.



Volunteer in Our Shops

Volunteer in a St Peter's Hospice shop

We can arrange for 1 or 2 people to help in one of our shops across Bristol for the day, and could even have several people in different shops on the same day. You would be helping to sort through stock and getting items ready to sell.

Whatever you choose do for us we do ask that companies do some fundraising for us prior to their volunteer day. This could be a cake sale, a dress down day, a raffle, a sponsored sport event etc. We are here to support you so just let us know if you are struggling for fundraising ideas.

Whilst we realise some cancellations are unavoidable, we do ask that your teams do their utmost to honour any confirmed volunteer opportunities to ensure important work is completed and preparation by our staff is not wasted.

Register your interest to volunteer

By giving us your email address below, we will assume that you are happy for us to contact you by email about a volunteering role. You will not be contacted by email with any other information unless you opt to do so.

We would love to keep you updated with news about our work and fundraising activities and may contact you by mail or phone with updates or information we think you'd be interested in. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use and protect personal information. You can change the way we communicate with you at any time by calling us on 01275 391400, emailing communications@stpetershospice.org or writing to us St Peter's Hospice Fundraising Office, Unit 18 Orchard View, Estune Business Park, Pear Tree Avenue, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9FR.


great reasons to volunteer:


By raising vital funds you'll make a massive difference to our patients and their families.


Volunteering is good for you. Evidence shows it's great for you mental and physical health!


You'll make new friends and meet lots of new people from around Bristol


You can gain useful experience and transferable skills in retail and customer service.


It looks great on CVs and UCAS forms


You don't need particular skills or experience - we provide full training and support is always available.


Flexible commitment - you can fit volunteering around your existing commitments


Contribute to the 'circular economy', cutting down on landfill and encouraging Bristol to recycle.


Be part of your local community


Gain confidence and self-esteem