Tŷ Hafan - the Hospice for Children in Wales

Maintenance Volunteer / Grounds Person

Do you love fixing things and make them shine? Do you enjoy working with your hands and helping others? If so, then you might be the perfect person for our Maintenance Volunteer or Grounds Volunteer positions!

Our Hospice and Head Office buildings and surrounding grounds require regular upkeep to ensure a comfortable and pleasant environment for the children and families who use our services. Maintenance Volunteers and Grounds Volunteers play a crucial role in this, by offering their skills and time to help us with various tasks.

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Minimum age requirement: 18

 Location: Ty Hafan, Hayes Road, Sully, Penarth, CF64 5XX

Hours: Flexible (min 2 per week, Mon-Fri)

As a volunteer, you could be involved in various activities depending on your preferences, skills and experience, these include:

Maintenance Volunteer:

Fixing cosmetic issues

Supporting other larger DIY and maintenance projects as needed

Grounds Person

Picking up litter

Keeping footpaths clear and safe

Sweeping all external areas

Clearing leaves and debris

Removing moss and weeds from paths

Washing external areas around our Head Office

Jet washing external areas

Clearing bin stores

 At Tŷ Hafan our people values are working together, demonstrating compassion, providing excellent service and taking ownership. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to behave with high levels of integrity and to represent our values as a core part of their role. 

What skills will you need?

A keen eye for detail

Collaborate with others and also work on your own when needed

Ability to work safely and to not endanger yourself or others, maintain a safe working environment

A passion or background (professional or personal) in DIY/maintenance related activities 

Here's what you can expect from our training program:

Learn everything you need to know from our amazing facilities department

Training on health and safety best practices

The benefits of becoming a Maintenance Volunteer:

You can help preserve and improve the quality of our spaces and facilities for the 

You can learn new skills and gain valuable experience

You can make a positive difference in the lives of children and families

You can have fun and enjoy a variety of tasks and activities

Are you ready to join us as a volunteer?

Just click the “Fill in an application” button on the top of this page and complete a simple form.

We will ask you to provide us with the details of two referees and an Standard-Enhanced (depending on role) DBS check is required for this role. Tŷ Hafan will cover the costs of any background checks and we will contact you with details on completing a DBS, once your application is successful.

We can't wait to welcome you to the team!

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This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not meant to be a legally binding one or an employment contract.

Providing care and support is something we are only able to do because of the kindness and commitment of our wonderful staff, supporters and volunteers.