Tŷ Hafan - the Hospice for Children in Wales


All Roles

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Tŷ Hafan and taking the first steps in helping us to make a short life, a full life.

Our current Volunteer Vacancies are outlined below. There is a huge range of ways you can volunteer for Tŷ Hafan, and it really doesn’t matter how much time you give. Every hour is precious and gratefully received.

Once you have found a role you like the sound of, you can apply by clicking the title of the general interest and then click the "fill in an application" button.

If you are interested in volunteering for Tŷ Hafan but the role you would like to do is not listed below, please get in touch with us at volunteering@tyhafan.org
We are open to discussing and creating new roles which suit you, your skills and/or experience. 


Overseas Applications

Please note, while we at Tŷ Hafan pride ourselves on being inclusive of all individuals who wish to volunteer, we are not currently a sponsor license holder so we are not able to support any overseas VISA applications.


Useful Links

Ty Hafan's Volunteer Handbook

Volunteering FAQs - Ty Hafan

Our Current Roles:

Retail Stockroom Volunteer - Adults

We would love to have you on our team!

This opportunity offers a variety of experiences from helping with stock, merchandising and other general activities.    

Whatever time or skills you have to donate, you can make a difference to the lives of life-limited children and their families in Wales, today. 


About the role:

This role will be based at your local Tŷ Hafan charity shop, working as part of a team of volunteers assisting the Shop Manager.  

Our shops are open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and we are entirely grateful for any time you are able to donate; whether that's 2 hours a week, a half day each week or multiple days per week.

Funds raised in our shops go directly towards caring for the entire family, from complimentary therapy treatments for children, to respite care for families, to sibling support activities & experiences. By volunteering, you directly help us to raise vital funds for children with life-shortening conditions and their families.


If you think you may be ready to join the Tŷ Hafan family and start making a meaningful impact on the lives of children with life-shortening conditions, and their families, please click here to view a full role description or here to fill in an application form.


Please note, while we at Tŷ Hafan pride ourselves on being inclusive of all individuals who wish to volunteer, we are not currently a sponsor license holder so are unable to support any overseas VISA sponsorships/applications. 


Shop areas:

Aberdare (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Abergavenny (Monday-Saturday shifts available)

Aberystwyth (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Cwmbran (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Carmarthen (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Cardigan (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Lampeter (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Llanelli (Shifts available Monday-Friday)

Neath (Monday-Friday shifts available)

Port Talbot (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday-Sunday shifts available)

Porthcawl (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Penarth (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Talbot Green (Monday-Saturday shifts available)

Whitchurch (Monday-Saturday shifts available)


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.

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

Volunteer Retail Assistant - Under 18

Are you over the age of 16 and would love the opportunity to volunteer in your local community?

This role offers a variety of different experiences, including learning how to merchandise and price items, interacting with individuals from all different backgrounds, and opportunities for work experience/skills growth.

We would love to have you on our team!

This opportunity offers a variety of experiences from helping with stock, merchandising and other general activities.    

Whatever time or skills you have to donate, you can make a difference to the lives of life-limited children and their families in Wales, today. 


About the role:

This role will be based at your local Tŷ Hafan charity shop, working as part of a team of volunteers assisting the Shop Manager.  

Our shops are open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and we are entirely grateful for any time you are able to donate; whether that's 2 hours a week, a half day each week or multiple days per week.

Funds raised in our shops go directly towards caring for the entire family, from complimentary therapy treatments for children, to respite care for families, to sibling support activities & experiences. By volunteering, you directly help us to raise vital funds for children with life-shortening conditions and their families.


If you think you may be ready to join the Tŷ Hafan family and start making a meaningful impact on the lives of children with life-shortening conditions, and their families, please click here to view a full role description or here to fill in an application form.


Please note, while we at Tŷ Hafan pride ourselves on being inclusive of all individuals who wish to volunteer, we are not currently a sponsor license holder so are unable to support any overseas VISA sponsorships/applications. 


Shop areas:

Aberdare (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Aberystwyth (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Cwmbran (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Carmarthen (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Cardigan (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Lampeter (Shifts available only for Till Volunteers)

Llanelli (Shifts available Monday-Friday)

Neath (Monday-Friday shifts available)

Port Talbot (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday-Sunday shifts available)

Porthcawl (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Penarth (Monday-Sunday shifts available)

Talbot Green (Monday-Saturday shifts available)

Whitchurch (Monday-Saturday shifts available)

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.

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