Make a difference by volunteering in our offices
We have plenty of office-based volunteer roles across our three offices in Herts and Bucks. Learn new skills, meet new people, boost your confidence and your sense of wellbeing when you volunteer in any of our offices. And you’ll be making a massive difference to local families too. If you have time to give and would like to join the Rennie Grove Peace volunteering team, we’d love to hear from you!Volunteer today!
Whether you have specific experience you’d like to put to good use, or fancy learning some new skills, we’d love to hear from you.
Below are some examples of the kind of roles our volunteers do across the hospice, please scroll down for our current list of opportunities.
Our clinical admin team is at the sharp end of our nursing services. The small team administer referrals from healthcare professionals, take calls from patients and families and those involved with the care of each patient and ensure all clinical functions are responded to in a timely and efficient manner.
The team need your help – if you’re able to give half to one day per week of your time in this critical role, then please get in touch. You’ll be helping to organise the patient record filing system, make up new patient files, labelling, and other clerical tasks that’re so vital to the performance of the team.
We’re looking for volunteers at Grove House (St Albans), Rennie House (Tring) and Gillian King House (Chalfont St Giles)
As a volunteer receptionist in any of our offices, you’ll be the first point of contact for a wide range of people. For example, you could be talking to a patient, family member or doctor over the phone. In addition, you’ll often be welcoming patients and their carers to Grove House or Peace Hospice and in any of our offices. You might meet supporters and family members who are fundraising or volunteering for Rennie Grove Peace. It’s a sociable and crucial role, with lots of support on hand.
We’re looking for volunteers at Grove House (St Albans), Rennie House (Tring) and the Peace Hospice (Watford).
In this office-based volunteer role, you’ll take calls from patients and family members, as well as handling referrals from healthcare professionals. If you’re confident on the phone and with collating data, then this could be the perfect volunteer role for you.
We’re looking for volunteers at Rennie House (Tring) .
As a volunteer receptionist at Peace Hospice in Watford in the evening or weekends, you’ll be the first point of contact for a wide range of people. For example, you could be talking to a patient, family member or doctor over the phone. In addition, you’ll often be welcoming patients and their carers, as well as you’ll often be welcoming patients and their carers and people who may be coming in for counselling sessions. You might meet supporters and family members who are fundraising or volunteering for Rennie Grove Peace.
Why our volunteers love working in our offices
Our brilliant office-based volunteers say they love the sociable aspect of their role. Here are just some of the other benefits they listed:
Feeling part of the team Our volunteers really feel part of the team. We all work together to support the wider base of nurses, doctors, therapists, counsellors, fundraising, marketing and operational colleagues do the very best job they can.
Making friends Spending time in an office alongside friendly, like-minded people with a shared aim, has enormous sociable benefits.
Rewarding results Our volunteers talk about great satisfaction gained, when completing a task and knowing that it’s helped the team, the patients we support and all of those around them.
Learning new skills Volunteering is a wonderful way to learn new skills and keep your brain active.
“Volunteering at Grove House gives such a sense of purpose and satisfaction. It’s a great feeling knowing that I am helping Rennie Grove Peace and supporting the families that are out there going through challenging times.”
Why volunteer with us?
We asked all our volunteers what they get from volunteering. Here’s what they said…
- a sense of fun and fulfilment
- an opportunity to try something new
- a real sense of achievement
- meet new people
- share your skills and learn new ones
- improve your mental health and wellbeing
- gain work experience
- boost your confidence
- become more involved with your local community
- feel valued for your contribution
- help local families when they desperately need it