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Keech Hospice Care is reliant upon the continued support of volunteers. Our dedicated team of 1,500 volunteers provide valuable support in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes across all areas of the charity. How can you make a difference?Apply now button

Be a Keech volunteer lifeguard!


If you're interested, please don't hestitate to email volunteering@keech.org.uk or call 01582 497829.

Training is free and you’ll get a nationally recognised qualification. Being a lifeguard is a special job but at Keech Hospice Care it takes on extra meaning.

If you can spare a couple of hours a week to help us help more seriously ill adults and children benefit from our amazing hydrotherapy pool, please apply now. For more information, email volunteering@keech.org.uk or call 01582 497829.

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How else can I volunteer for Keech?

We have a wide range of volunteer roles and all opportunities can be viewed below. For many of our volunteering opportunities no previous experience is required but full training is provided.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

By volunteering you will develop skills as well as gain satisfaction from knowing that your time and effort is making a huge difference to adults and children with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

 Volunteering roles range from:-

  • Retail - window dressing, till operator, merchandising
  • Hydrotherapy - lifeguards and poolside assistant
  • Fundraising - events, collection box agent, lottery
  • Supportive Care - complementary therapist, bereavement visitor, music/art therapist, patient visitor
  • Driving - patient transport, blood (donor), minibus

To apply, download and complete the application form below and email to volunteering@keech.org.uk or to discuss telephone 01582 497829.

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Volunteering Application form

Corporate Volunteering

At Keech Hospice Care we know only to well that for anyone time is a precious commodity. That’s why allowing your staff to spend some of their valuable time volunteering with us will make a world of difference to the people we care for and their families, at time they need it most.

We will work together to find exciting volunteering opportunities that meet the needs of your company, its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy and in turn provide valuable support to Keech Hospice Care.

 The benefits you will gain as a company/team are: 

  • Gain new skills & build confidence
  • Increase job satisfaction & morale
  • Challenge your team to a fun, motivational and rewarding day for all involved.
  • Use existing skills to help others

For more information about corporate or team volunteering email volunteering@keech.org.uk or 01582 707958