Volunteer for us

volunteerColchester & Ipswich Hospitals Charity welcomes anyone with a couple of hours or more to spare each week.

Volunteering can be very rewarding and while making a contribution to our work it can lead to new skills and friends, or you may discover a hidden talent. We are actively looking for volunteers to help us with a range of activities working from home, at our offices (Colchester and Ipswich) and in the community.

If you would like to volunteer with Colchester & Ipswich Hospital Charity, please call us on 0300 770 1369 and we will set up an informal interview (where necessary) to help you find a volunteering role that is right for you. Anytime you can give us is really appreciated. Here are some of roles that we have on offer:

Marketing Volunteer – VOL/IHC1702
(approx 4 hours per week)
Supporting our Communications and Marketing Manager, 10am -2.30pm, 1 day per week.

Lead Challenge Event Volunteer – VOL/IHC1703
(approx 1 day per week – can be split across two ½ days – will involve some weekends to support event program throughout the year)
Supporting our Events Manager in sending out materials and promotional goods to event participants, helping with administration of our events program and assisting in recruiting and looking after additional volunteers for cheer points, collections and delivering on the day activities as part of our new events program.

Research Role  – VOL/IHC1704
(approx. 1 day per week – can be split to be two ½ days)
Supporting our Corporate, Trust & Foundation Manager by conducting early stage research both by phone and online.

Research Role  – VOL/IHC1705
(approx. 1 day per week or two ½ days)
Supporting our Community Fundraising Managers by conducting early stage research of Groups and Associations both by phone and online.

Cheque Collectors – VOL/IHC1706
(ad hoc role – will involve weekends and evenings on dates throughout the year)
To support the team in attending cheque presentations at community events on behalf of the Charity.  Our volunteer will support the team and be trained in delivering key messages about the Charity.

Collections Volunteers – VOL/IHC1707
(ad hoc role – dates available throughout the year)
To support the charity when collecting at supermarkets and events throughout the year.

Event Volunteers – VOL/IHC1708
(ad hoc role – dates available throughout the year)
Supporting our Events Manager at events throughout the year.  This maybe by helping at registration points, selling cakes, cheering or handing out water to our event participants, selling merchandise etc.

To apply or to find out more information about volunteering with us in any other capacity call 0300 770 1369 or click here.