Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity (SL)

Charity registered in Scotland SC007856

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity raises funds to support young patients, their families and the NHS heroes who care for them at Scotland’s largest children’s hospital. Money raised through donations, fundraising and volunteering helps to fund our life-changing projects and support services including our hospital Play Programme, Family Support and Bereavement Services, Medical Equipment, Paediatric Research and support for NHS staff.


Current opportunities

Can you spare a few hours to help us raise vital funds for the 200,000 babies, children and young people treated at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow every year? We have a busy calendar of fundraising events throughout the year. There is no minimum time requirement, it’s fun and incredibly rewarding. There are a range of opportunities to fit around your commitments – daytime, evenings and weekends. Activities include bucket collections, pop up shops at local events, information stalls, gift wrapping, raising awareness of GCHC and much more.

Our Retail Volunteer will assist with the day to day running of our retail unit. You’ll help to ensure everything runs smoothly and that every customer is welcomed and has a positive experience visiting us. - Customer service: assisting and serving customers, providing excellent customer service to all visitors. - Cash handling and till operation: processing customers’ cash sales; processing credit card sales and donations. - House-keeping: ensuring the shop is clean, tidy and well organised. - Stock rotation: liaising with GCHC staff to ensure the shop is always fully stocked. - Displays: creating interesting window and shop displays, making sure stock is presented to look as good as possible. - Fundraising: providing visitors with information on GCHC fundraising and events.

Our Activity Volunteer will ensure the smooth running of our soft play area and events within the unit. - Monitoring and supervision of our soft play and events to ensure that children are playing and engaging safely - To greet, help and serve customers in a friendly and enthusiastic manner - Management of booking systems, recording details and ensuring security of the area - Responsibility for cleaning the soft play area, ensuring the area is safe and clean before and during use - Fundraising: providing visitors with information on GCHC fundraising and events

Our Lead Retail Volunteer will support the management and the day to day running of our retail unit to ensure everything runs smoothly. - Customer service: assisting and serving customers, providing excellent customer service to all visitors. - Cash handling and till operation: processing customers’ cash sales; processing credit card sales and donations. - Opening and closing the shop: cashing up at the end of the day. - House-keeping: ensuring the shop is clean, tidy and well organised. - Stock rotation: liaising with GCHC staff to ensure the shop is always fully stocked. - Displays: creating interesting window and shop displays, making sure stock is presented to look as good as possible. - Volunteers: supervising volunteers and ensuring safeguarding and health and safety policies are adhered to - Play Area: ensuring the soft play equipment is kept clean. Signing families in and out of the space. - Fundraising: providing visitors with information on GCHC fundraising and events.