Responsive Volunteering during COVID-19
Within this COVID-19 area for volunteering professionals, you’ll find: advice, guidance and an opportunity to share and learn emerging practices from over 400 network colleagues.
Should you wish to share your knowledge, you can do so by uploading the documents or sharing links in the forum or can send them to us at [email protected].
Volunteering Roles To Consider
Supporting patients and clinical teams on Covid-19 and non- covid-19 wards
Provide compassionate support to critically ill and/ or dying patients and bereaved family and friends.
Using the phone and video technology to provide essential support to patients
Working across the hospital to reduce pressure points
NHSE suite of COVID – 19 volunteer role templates that have been formally approved ready for organisations to adopt or adapt as needed
Volunteers supporting vulnerable people in the community who are at most risk from the virus to stay well
Building Resilience Into Your Volunteering Service
Continued use of existing and attraction of new key worker volunteers
Developing an agile approach to getting volunteers in post quickly and safely
Responding to rapidly changing demand for volunteering needs across the hospital
If you wish to set up a volunteering service in your NHS Trust, or need urgent help, please email us at [email protected] so we can support you.
Thank you to our members for your contribution and willingness to share and learn together at such a critical time.