Volunteers make a unique and valuable contribution to the hospital environment, and are key to making the hospital a more welcoming, friendly space for patients, carers, visitors, and staff. For over sixty years, The Friends of the RUH has been providing volunteers to the RUH.
Our volunteers reflect a wide group of ages, skills and backgrounds and we have a variety of roles that can suit each individual.
Our volunteers reflect a wide group of ages, skills and backgrounds and we have a variety of roles that can suit each individual. Volunteering often brings a wide range of benefits to the volunteer, including:
- Increased personal wellbeing from helping others
- Increased social experiences
- Developing skills, knowledge and being part of team
Many of volunteers have experienced the care of the RUH either themselves or via family or friends, and have decided they wish to give something back.
The RUH is constantly working to create new roles, and current opportunities include:
Join us as a volunteer
If you want to help to support patients and visitors at the Royal United Hospital, and have a few hours to spare each week then we’d love to hear from you! Please get in touch by emailing email@example.com or giving us a call on 01225 824046.