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Work experience

Join the friendly team at your local Children's Hospice South West shop for your work experience or work placement.

You'll be supported through your placement to give you new skills and experiences, whilst also being part of a fun shop team.

Work experience and short term work placements can be done from age 14+ years at a CHSW shop and are tailored to School, College, University or Adult level work experience to suit your requirements. From a one week school placement to a nationally recognised qualification, your journey volunteering at a Children's Hospice South West shop can be the next step in your career. 

Volunteering can include placements such as:

  • School work experience
  • Foreign Language School placements
  • University placements
  • Young people wanting on the job experience
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • NVQ
  • 16-18 year old higher or further education

To find out more pop into your local Children's Hopsice South West shop to talk through what you're looking for with the Shop Manager.

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Exeter University student Niamh O'Riordan-Mitchell volunteers in the Children’s Hospice South West charity shop in Sidwell Street, Exeter. Picture: Tim Lamerton Photography

Join our shop team today!

Read our FAQs for answers to common questions about volunteering with us.  You might also like to read over our volunteering guidelines, an overview of what you can expect from us and what we expect from you when you join us as a volunteer.