Caring for People in Harrow & Brent

Bereavement Volunteer

Are you a good listener?

Do you want to learn new skills?

Would you like to make a difference?

Location: St Luke’s Hospice at Kenton Grange

Commitment: Up to 4 hours per month including 80% training and group reflective practice attendance

You will be responsible to the Patient and Family Support Services Manager/Bereavement Service Co-ordinator

Service Profile

We recognise and value the wide and diverse range of skills and experience that volunteers can bring to support our service.

We offer a flexible, supportive working environment.

No experience is necessary.

Once trained, our Bereavement Service Volunteers provide a very valuable service.


Maintaining regular and reliable contact within the agreed framework.

Develop and establish a positive relationship whilst maintaining appropriate boundaries.

Actively listen, acknowledging the bereaved person’s experience.

What are we looking for?

Patient, understanding, empathetic and open-minded people.

What can you get in return?

Reward and fulfilment from supporting people in need.

Experience and developing transferable skills such as communication and interpersonal skills.

Full training will be provided and ongoing support offered throughout your time volunteering with us.

Become a valued member of the St Luke’s family.

**Please note, we recruit annually. We do not support counselling placements.

Please contact our Bereavement Service Administrator for further information at:


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