Volunteering roles

There are a number of different roles available for those wishing to volunteer. The following voluntary services role descriptions will help you to work out how you might like to get involved with our hospitals:

Staff feedback

Admin Staff from CDU:

‘’Without the volunteers, the reception area of CDU wouldn’t function as efficiently. It makes our life easier”.


Elaine Clarke, Patient Experience lead for Outpatients:

"The Volunteers in Outpatients are so beneficial in our department.  This is what our Volunteers mean to our Patients, our Staff and us."


O             Outstanding commitment to the Team

P             Pride and Passion in what they do

D             Drive to help improve the Patients experience in OPD


V             Very helpful and happy

O             Offering a smile and a hello, my name is

L              Listening ear for both Patients

U             Understanding Patient’s needs

N             Never too busy to stop and help

T              Time to spend with Patients

E              Empathy and support for all

E              Encouraging words for those who need them

R             Responsive to both Patient and Staff