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Gain skills, improve your CV and have fun by volunteering at our new Donation Centre.

Our new Donation Centre based in Sheffield S4 is our central hub for donations that come to our St Luke's shops. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in a busy sorting room and gain an understanding of distribution and collection.

The majority of our shops do not have a lot of space to store donations, so our new Donation Centre acts as a vital hub where we sort pre-loved items to distribute to our shops and e-Trading stores to help us raise as much as possible towards patient care.

We are always looking for volunteers who are able to help in the following ways:

  • Sort donations into the appropriate categories
  • Keep an eye out for high value donations
  • Keep the centre clean and tidy
  • Help package shop deliveries
  • Accept donations from the public and capture Gift Aid income
In return, we will support you in the following ways with your volunteer journey:

  • Give you the opportunity to meet interesting and diverse people
  • Encourage you to give back to the community in a direct and meaningful way
  • Help you gain valuable experience and knowledge to support job applications
  • Support you with advice and provide references
  • Offer you the option to undertake short courses

Volunteering at St Luke's Donation Centre

We have created a video to give you a preview into our Donation Centre, to show you what volunteering with us is really like and the skills you can gain. Click the video below to find out more!


Watch our video

If you want to become part of a new team, make great new friends, support your local community or gain skills and experience to kick-start a career - apply now!


We have a number of exciting new volunteer roles to support our Donation Centre. You can view detailed role profiles at the links below

Warehouse Assistant

Donation Day Assistant

Please note the minimum age for these volunteer roles is 18 years.

Volunteer with us to gain experience of:

  • Working well with other people
  • Being reliable and dependable
  • Warehousing practices
  • Being organised and adhering to processes
  • Customer service
  • Working within a respectful and dedicated environment
If you have any time to spare, we would love to hear from you. The quickest and easiest way to apply is by completing our online application form or if you'd like to chat to one of the team first, please call our Volunteering Team on 0114 235 7548.

Alternatively, you can download our paper application form and return a scanned copy to [email protected], or post it to: FAO Volunteer Development Team, St Luke's, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE. If you need assistance completing the form then please call our Volunteering Team on 0114 235 7548.


Donation Centre Sorting Assistants


Donation Centre Warehouse Assistants


Donation Centre Donation Day Assistants

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Winners of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

This prestigious award recognises our wonderful Volunteers who since 1971 have shown true dedication to help Sheffield people affected by terminal illness.

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Winners of the Sheffield Volunteering Award 2018

The Sheffield Volunteering Award is awarded to an 'exemplary organisation working with volunteers'. It recognises the impact that volunteers make on an organisation, as well as the benefits of volunteering for those who take part.