Community Action

Community Action Volunteering Opportunity | St Luke’s - Retail Support Volunteer

Project Overview

St Luke’s is Sheffield’s only hospice, with a vision to support and care for everyone affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. We are a community organisation which means that everything we do is focused on helping people in their own communities as well as at our Little Common Lane site and Clifford House on Ecclesall Road South. Our shops are all based in the heart of communities across the city, as are our amazing team of volunteers - we couldn’t do what we do without them.

What you will be doing

Customer Service, Queue Busting, Meet & Greet, Gift Aid sign up, Accepting Donations, Shop floor merchandising, Monitoring customers in shop with current distancing guidelines


Various in Sheffield- find your local shop here

Benefits to others

Ensuring our customers have a positive experience. Supporting St Luke’s will benefit our patients at the Hospice and in the local community

Hours per week

3-4 hours per week for 2 months +

Training information

We will provide any necessary training needed for the role

Health & Safety will also be covered for each shop

DBS required?


Benefits to self

Boost Confidence, work as part of a team, Support your local Hospice, make new friends

Skills/Experience required

Full training will be given

Expenses information

We can reimburse out of pocket travel expenses

How to apply

To apply for this volunteering role please email the volunteering team at Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union at volunteering@shu.ac.uk.

If you have any questions about the accessibility of this volunteering role; or any questions in general, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

If you are interested in the opportunity please email the Volunteering team at volunteering@shu.ac.uk who will be able to get you started!

Want to volunteer virtually? Check out our Virtual Volunteering Opportunities here

If you have any questions about any of our Volunteering Opportunities just email the volunteering team at volunteering@shu.ac.uk and don’t forget to log your volunteering hours to achieve volunteering awards.