Mobile trolley volunteers at Sutton

The volunteering role

We are looking for volunteers to work in our mobile shop at The Royal Marsden in Sutton. The mobile shop is a really important service for patients and families on the wards, providing items which help make their stay in hospital more comfortable.

What you will do:

You will be an ambassador for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, carrying out tasks such as:

  • visiting wards and engaging with patients
  • cash handling
  • answering questions about the products on sale
  • recording items sold & restocking the mobile shop
  • manual handling of the trolley with a partnered volunteer 

Who we're looking for

We need people who are:

  • friendly and happy to chat to members of the public
  • able to work well as part of a team
  • committed and reliable
  • passionate about making a difference to cancer patients

Working hours

  • 0.5 days per week
  • Between Monday and Friday, 14:00 – 17:00
  • current vacancies are for Wednesday and Thursday or Friday or ad hoc cover

We would prefer it if you are able to volunteer with us for a minimum of three to six months.

Where you will be working

Our Sutton site

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
Downs Rd
Sutton SM2 5PT 


A downloadable version of the job description is available at the bottom of this page.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please download and fill-in the volunteer application form below and send it back to [email protected]

We will be in touch to talk through next steps, which will include reference checks and an informal interview at the Sutton office. 

Apply to volunteer with us today

Please return your completed application form to us at [email protected]