Become a Volunteer

Volunteer with us and make an impact by raising funds towards:

  • Research & Development 
  • Equipment & Capital schemes
  • Clinical Excellence & Innovation
  • Patient & Family Experience

Brightening the lives of patients

Aims

  • To add value to the patient and staff experience
  • To compliment the current service provision
  • Enhanced experience for families of patients
  • To be the charity of choice for the local community
  • To build on the loyalty and support of staff
  • To treat our donors well

Roles

There are a number of roles available including Fundraiser, Office work and administration, Collection box collector, Collection box placer, Ambassador and speaker, Challenge and sponsored Events.

You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following:

  • Street collections on ‘flag’ days
  • Help on stalls at local events
  • Supermarket collections or bag packing
  • Being part of a group that holds its own fundraising events which can be any of the above or its own e.g. car boot sales, cake bakes coffee mornings

What skills or experience are required?

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A willingness to listen
  • A compassionate nature and ability to show empathy
  • A passion for your community and NHS healthcare

What will I get out of it?

  • A chance to chat with members of the public about the charity for your local hospital and become a “charity champion”
  • Have fun and a sense of satisfaction taking part in fundraising events and collections
  • Providing support to your local hospital to enable it to provide the best care possible for our patients.
  • An opportunity to build experience for your CV
  • An opportunity to “adopt” one of our special ring fenced funds to raise money for such as:-
  • Children and babies,
  • dementia and older patients,
  • cancer care,
  • burns and plastics,
  • breast care
  • cardiology.

Career opportunities

  • A possible “in road” into a job in the NHS
  • The Charity is part of the NHS and those who work for it are NHS employees. You will be connecting and communicating with patients and their families, so for nursing, medicine and other administration roles this is perfect

If you are interested in volunteering and would like more information about our latest opportunities please contact Anita Butterworth, Volunteers Services Manager on 0151 430 1874 or email Anita.Butterworth@sthkhealth.nhs.uk