Lottery Volunteer

St Luke's Hospice

Name: Lottery Volunteer
Organisation: St Luke's Hospice
Location: St Lukes Hospice, Turnchapel, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 9XA
Type: Part Time


(16+) St Luke's Hospice Plymouth are seeking voluntary assistants at their Plympton site for the Lottery team to support with administrative and promotional tasks.

Help raise over £600,00 a year for St Luke’s Plymouth. We sell scratch cards, raffle tickets and lottery through-out the year within our retail shops, at community events and venues and are looking for volunteers to help sell tickets. Lottery services are a vital part of our fundraising. Venues are pre-booked and all volunteer training and equipment is provided. This volunteer role involves a variety of tasks and is very social. We also have some administration tasks at our warehouse offices.

Your role
• Volunteering with the Lottery team to promote and sell lottery, raffle tickets and scratch cards within our local community and at agreed venues or events.
• Supporting the Lottery team with administration tasks.
• Maintaining friendly relations with businesses whilst collecting.
• Completing relevant paperwork with the Lottery Team.

Your Qualities:
• Reliability and flexibility
• Good organisational skills
• A readiness to undertake relevant training
• An interest in helping to raise money for St Luke’s Plymouth

How we work together:
Volunteers are a valued and vital part of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth.

What volunteers can expect from St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth:
• To be valued and treated with respect
• To receive the appropriate induction and training
• To be supported in the role, with a clear explanation of what it involves
• To have adequate supervision in the role
• To have access to information to enable them to perform their duties
• To be able to decide at any time to end their involvement with St Luke’s
• To have safe working conditions
• To be reimbursed for reasonable out of pocket expenses
• To be appropriately covered by insurance
• To develop and grow with the voluntary role

What St Luke’s asks from volunteers:
• To perform tasks reliably with flexibility
• To work with St Luke’s aims and objectives
• To attend training and volunteer meeting when required where possible
• To accept support and supervision to enable performance of duties To respect and maintain confidentiality at all times
• To demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth

Previous experience will be helpful but is not a requirement as full training will be provided.

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Organisation Description

St Luke's provides specialist palliative care for patients with progressive incurable life-limiting illness who have complex symptoms and psychosocial needs requiring the input of a multiprofessional palliative care team. Inpatient care at the hospice may be offered to those who have needs that at the present time require assessment, treatment and monitoring as an inpatient. Care is offered not on the basis of specific diagnosis (e.g. cancer), but on the basis of specialist needs.

The Hospice also provides terminal care, i.e. care for those in the last days of life, when such care cannot be adequately provided in a community setting (home or Nursing Home).


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Cause / Interests

  • Elderly

Types of Activity

  • Administration
  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Fundraising
  • General and Helping
  • Local Events

Skills and Qualifications


To be reliable, trustworthy and enthusiastic.


A great sense of pride and achievement that they are supporting St Luke's Hospice by volunteering serving refreshments to patients, their families and visitors.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Travel
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Yes
Offer: Support
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Trial Period