‘Volunteering is the commitment of time and energy for the benefit of society and the community; the environment; or individuals outside one’s immediate family. It is under taken freely and by choice, without care of financial gain.’ The voluntary unit of the Home Office.
Volunteers are important to Bevan Healthcare. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives here in Leeds. Through volunteering with us, not only will you have the knowledge that you are providing a much needed service that positively impacts the lives of our vulnerable patients, but volunteering also gives you:
We aim to offer meaningful volunteer roles and seek to recruit volunteers from all sections of the community. Bevan Healthcare promotes the learning and development of its volunteers. We offer:
Enthusiasm and a commitment to Bevan Healthcare’s values and objectives is essential as well as a non-judgemental approach. Depending on the volunteering role, personal attributes and skills will vary.
We are keen to recruit a diverse group of volunteers, offering volunteering roles to suit your personal skills. For all volunteering positions we require you to complete a Volunteering Agreement and some roles will require Criminal Records check (DBS), however, please note that having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from volunteering with us but this will depend on the nature of the opportunity, and the circumstances and background of the offence.