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 55802 or volunteer@nelft.nhs.uk

  • Admin / Meet and Greet volunteer(s): Barking & Dagenham Talking Therapies Team require volunteer support Mondays to Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm at their clinic based at Church Elm Health Centre, Dagenham; Tasks include Greeting patients and supporting therapists with basic admin duties. Please download role description here  B&D Talking Therapies Admin Volunteer [docx] 51KB ​​​​​​

  • Clinical and Administrative Support Volunteer: 4 hours per week, minimum commitment 6 months, location: Barking walk-in centre. Tasks include meeting and greeting patients & maintenance of infection control logs and patient information leaflets. Please download 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

  • 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

  • Healthy Families service volunteer: Hours and days flexible, minimum commitment 6 months, location: Thurrock. Tasks include Infant feeding support, health promotion group work and admin support. Please download role description here Healthy Families service volunteer job description [docx] 53KB ​​​​
     
  • Meet and Greet Volunteer: 2 + volunteers required for 4 hour shifts either AM or PM throughout week, days flexible, minimum commitment 6 months, location: Community Health & Social Care, Aldborough Road, Seven Kings. Tasks include meeting and greeting visitors, signing for post, general reception duties. Please download role description here: 
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  • 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