Trustees can help to guide the success of hospice services

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A selection of the opportunities available this week through Volunteer Centre Dacorum.


Five new trustees are being recruited to join the board of the Northchurch-based hospice.

Trustees with specific expertise are needed to help the hospice maintain and develop its excellent care and continue to raise money in these challenging economic times.

One of the new trustees will be a GP with an interest in palliative care. Another will be a business or commercial lawyer and a third will have senior charity experience.

In addition, The hospice is looking for a trustee with excellent business or commercial expertise and another who has senior PR and communications experience.

The right candidates would play a significant part in developing services and ensuring the hospice’s future funding.

The board of trustees meets six times a year on a Monday evening, with an annual conference on a Saturday to review strategy and performance.

In addition, trustees are asked to serve on board committees, which involves attending additional meetings throughout the year.

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

A volunteer trustee with significant fundraising experience is needed by this hospice.

Ideally, you will have had fundraising experience at director level and have managed a medium or large charity yourself.

You should be innovative and creative with a track record of successful income generation.

As a trustee you will have a wide-ranging input into the strategic direction of this charity and will play a key role in supporting the fundraising team.

The board has six evening meetings per year and you may be required to attend additional day time meetings and or social events.

These may be held in any of the offices in either Tring, St Albans or Chalfont St Giles.

retail opportunities

Pictured are some of the team at the British Heart Foundation furniture store in Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead – just one of 20 charity shops in the borough who are hoping to recruit more volunteers to support their efforts.

Bennetts End Neighbourhood Association

A treasurer with experience of Quickbooks is needed by this home grown good cause.

The role involves balancing the books and ensuring that the organisations finances are in good order as well as making reports at committee meetings.

If you could help with funding applications that would be a bonus.

This role is likely to take around one or two hours of your time each week.

To find out more visit the website or call 01442 247209