East Lancs Hospice

role Hospice Ambassador
responsible to Volunteer Coordinator
accountable to Voluntary Services Co-ordinator
hours Flexible  to meet volunteer availability providing at least one promotional activity each quarter

Overall aim

Our aim is to develop a group of volunteers who will represent the hospice and promote the work we do in the communities we serve Blackburn, Darwin, Hyndburn and the ribble valley.  They will do this in the communities and groups they are already part of  such as: faith communities, cultural communities, specified localities, social clubs, work colleagues, schools, colleges, clients and professional networks.


General responsibilities

  • Attend induction training relevant to this role
  • Act in a professional manner to positively represent the hospice in the communities we serve
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times which includes patients, families, carers, staff and all aspects relating to Hospice information.
  • Work to all policies and procedures relevant to the role as indicated by the Volunteer co-ordiantor
  • Project a friendly, courteous and approachable manner at all times when representing the hospice


main responsibilities

  • Attend 6 monthly Hospice Ambassador meetings providing feedback and suggesting h development of the role
  • Promote the work of the hospice including the services we offer and fundraising events to your contacts via work, community, school, college or social groups using resources provided
  • Carry out at least one promotional activity every quarter using approved promotional resources, this may be- circulating newsletters, delivering talks and presentations, spreading the word one to one ect
  • Complete and return an evaluation for all promotional activities undertaken


Support and Training provided


  • Full day induction session covering all key aspects of the role
  • Resource pack to support promotion activities
  • Access to advice and support via Volunteer Coordinator
  • 6 monthly meetings to feedback and develop the role

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