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Charity Volunteer

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Volunteer Role
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Northamptonshire Health Charity along with the Volunteer Services at Kettering General Hospital are seeking dedicated volunteers to join our team to help make a real difference in the lives of patients, families, and healthcare staff across Northamptonshire.

Based in the offices of Northamptonshire Health Charity you will support their fundraising and events teams.

Whether you're a social butterfly who loves engaging with people, a behind-the-scenes organiser with a knack for details, or someone who just wants to help by doing something positive we have a role for you.

Join us at Northamptonshire Health Charity and become a vital part of our team!


We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds, if you require reasonable adjustments to make your application, please contact us on 01536 491599 to book an appointment with the team.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

Fundraising/Event Volunteer Opportunities

Do you enjoy working with a variety of different people? Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, we are looking for someone to join us as a Fundraising/Event Volunteer and help make a difference. Here's some of what you will get up to:
  • Help by attending events and meeting with the public to spread the word about us and the amazing work we do.
  • Act as an ambassador for us and help increase our charity sign-ups.
  • Help out with collections and share promotional materials and charity information.

About us

Kettering General Hospital is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. All of our divisions are committed to doing things better, with more efficiency as we update, modernise, and advance. We have also entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values






We want to recruit the best people to deliver our services across the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire and help to unleash everyone's full potential. As an organisation, we value how we communicate and promote our vacancies to all communities.

The Hospital Group encourages applications from people who identify from all protected groups, especially those from BAME, Disabled and LGBTQ+ backgrounds as these are underrepresented in our hospitals.

We understand that we need to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and make sure the environment they work in is inclusive and collaborative.

We have active Networks that promote and support colleagues from all backgrounds.This ensures everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging working for Kettering and Northampton General Hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Fundraising/Event Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers that can help with some or all of the following:
  • Getting people involved in our fundraising events.
  • Assist with fundraising events, including, setup and breakdown, collecting money, and other tasks to support the team.
  • Engage with event attendees to promote the charity's mission and fundraising goals.
  • Thanking our supporters and attending presentations.
  • Help sign up people to the charity at our stand in the hospitals or at events.
  • Inspire people to support the charity.
  • Act as an ambassador at community events to promote the charity.
  • Organising local collections and support collecting tins from locations throughout the community.
  • Distribute promotional materials and provide information about the charity.
  • Participate in post-event evaluation and feedback sessions to assess event success and help the charity team identify areas for improvement.
  • Any other activities that help support our fundraising efforts

Admin Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers that can help with some or all of the following:
  • Support the Charity Team undertaking a variety of administrative duties.
  • To undertake filing as required.
  • To accurately input data entry using a variety of IT systems.
  • Assist in data analysis.
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with face-to-face enquiries and making calls as requested by the Charity.
  • Replenishing stock on information leaflets and ensure information distribution points are tidy and up to date.
  • To engage in any other appropriate activity under the supervision and direction of the Charity.
  • Offer advice based on professional experience (if required)

Volunteers will need to maintain strict confidentiality of all details appertaining to all and adhere to the charity's policies and procedures.

* Volunteers cannot replace the role of a paid employee.

Person Specification



  • No specific qualifications are required for this role, although any relevant qualifications should be detailed on the application.

Knowledge & Experience


  • Show empathy and compassion towards others and treat people with dignity and respect
  • Previous administration experience
  • Experience assisting the public



  • Ability to communicate in a calm and professional manner


  • Good interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road


NN16 8UZ

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