We are a community of experience and unique knowledge. We know how rewarding volunteer management in a hospice can be, and we also know the challenges. Our strength is our connections, our collaboration and our camaraderie.
Membership is open to all managers of volunteers in a palliative care setting, including those in hospice retail, fundraising and delivering community services with volunteers.
As the leading professional network for anyone managing volunteers in a palliative care setting, the HVMN offers a wealth of expert knowledge and experience at your fingertips.
“The benefits gained from being a member of the HVMN is the support, knowledge, understanding, training, problem solving and sharing best practice within a group of like-minded individuals who manage a volunteer resource in the hospice setting. Priceless!!”
- Local peer network in your region, meeting 3 – 4 times a year
- National network of experts
- Discounted annual conference rates
- Expert support resources through our online members-only area, including a wealth of policies, procedures, forms and templates
- Please note, we recommend you have payment card ready before completing the membership form.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can join the HVMN?
Membership is open to anyone with responsibility for managing volunteers in a palliative care organisation. This includes whether you are managing a team of volunteers directly as part of a service e.g. Shop Manager or Hospice at Home Service, or whether you have oversight of volunteer-involvement in your organisation e.g. Volunteer Service Manager or Head of Volunteering. You’re also welcome whether you’re a paid member of staff, or a volunteer yourself.
How can I contact you?
Please contact our Membership Secretary here for more information.