This is a reblog of a post we shared during Volunteer’s Week 2020. To read it the full article, click the “read more” button below.
To all our volunteers: where would we be without you?
As far as seeing the great work of volunteers in our organisation, we are very lucky to have front row seats. We see their generosity – in giving their time, their skills and in sharing their own experiences, and we see the difference their contribution makes to our services. Often though, they won’t – they won’t realise just what a big help they are.
During Volunteer’s Week, we’re sharing our volunteer’s stories about their roles and what they enjoy about volunteering as well as past blogs about volunteering. If you’d like to get involved or volunteer for Nottinghamshire Healthcare, take a look at our current volunteering opportunities.
- Stress Awareness Monthby Laura InghamApril 28, 2021This article was written by Chantelle Cooke, Volunteer. It was also included in a recent Volunteer Update Newsletter. Stress Awareness Month is a month-long event run by the Stress Management Society that runs each April to bring awareness about the impact of stress and to help individuals to learn how … Read more
- Returning Volunteers back to Trust sitesby Laura InghamApril 26, 2021Last year, we made the incredibly difficult decision to suspend the majority of our face to face volunteering roles across Nottinghamshire Healthcare. Some roles have made the transition to being done virtually, but many haven’t been able to. With the current easing of restrictions, we’re now able to resume physical … Read more
- Rampton Volunteer Befriending Training Going Virtualby Laura InghamApril 15, 2021Lorna Breckell, Family & Volunteer Service Manager – Rampton Hospital Due to the national pandemic, the training for the volunteer befrienders at Rampton hospital had been put on hold since March 2020. Traditionally, all new volunteers would attend full 3 days induction. Our ongoing volunteers would attend a full day … Read more