This week is national Volunteers’ Week – an annual celebration of everything fantastic about being a volunteer.
Here at Trinity Hospice and Brian House Children’s Hospice we rely on our wonderful volunteers in so many ways – without them the hospice would be a very different place.
From driving patients to and from Day Therapy to providing admin and clerical skills, gardening, hairdressing, flower arranging, making tea and manning our reception desks, our volunteers give their skills and energy to benefit our patients.
And volunteers play a huge part out in the community too: representing Trinity across the Fylde Coast, marshalling at big fundraising events and keeping our chain of 15 shops open for business. You certainly don’t have to volunteer actually in the hospice to help the hospice.
Being a volunteer with us can be very rewarding. A chance to share skills, meet new people and really make a difference to the lives of the people we care for. It can be a real win-win. Volunteering can help people get back into paid employment and be really useful for teens who want new skills to add to their CVs.
Because Trinity is always open it means that most people can find part of the day that’s best for them. Some of our volunteers are with us only at weekends, some in the evenings and some on a more occasional basis to suit their own circumstances.
Because we have a comprehensive induction programme our volunteers feel like part of the Trinity team from the first day and we have regular appreciation events to say a really big thank you.
National Volunteers’ Week is a great time to think about volunteering for Trinity Hospice and Brian House.
Why not give us a call on 01253 359374 today?
Did you know that in the UK there are 125,000 hospice volunteers. They bring something unique to hospice care.