Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering at NELFT is currently undergoing changes, although we still have many opportunities available. These include ward support, admin roles, and befriending.

For more information about volunteering at the trust or to apply for any of the roles below, Please contact the voluntary services officer, Lyn Beaman on 0300 555 1201 ext 64233 or volunteer@nelft.nhs.uk

  • Administrative Support Volunteer, 2 – 3 days per week, 4 hours per day, minimum commitment of 6 months. Location: District Nurse Team, various Health Centre’s in Barking & Dagenham. Tasks may include preparing patient notes, photocopying, filing and archiving. Please download the role description here  
  • Coping Through Football Volunteer: week days between 2pm and 4pm, minimum commitment of 6 months. Location: Redbridge and Waltham Forest venues. Tasks may include Helping set up football coaching sessions, talking and listening to participants, welcoming new attendees, helping to promote the project. Please download the role description here Coping Through Football [docx] 52KB

  • Events support volunteer: NELFT holds a number of health events throughout the year at various locations across East London and Essex. We are looking to recruit a number of volunteers who can be called upon to support with events within their local communities. Events are usually held on a weekday but there may be occasional evening and weekend events. Tasks may include: assisting in the setting up of stools and promotional materials, meeting and greeting visitors, preparing and distributing refreshments and handing out information. For more information, please download the role description here  Events Support Volunteer [pdf] 376KB

  • General building support role, flexible hours and days, minimum of three months.Location: Long term conditions centre, Harold Wood. Tasks may include gardening, updating noticeboards and general building maintenance.
    For more information, please download the role description here
     
  • Ward support role, flexible hours and days, minimum three month commitment. Locations: Thurrock Community Hospital, Mayflower Community Hospital, Brentwood Community Hospital. Chatting to patients, supporting patients to engage in activities, offering telephone support to patients on discharge. For more information, please download the role description here