Experience the benefits of volunteering with the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)
The Royal Voluntary Service are looking for prospective volunteers who want to freely give their time, talent and life experience to help older people believe in themselves, move from crisis to confidence and be better connected to their communities.
The RVS provide a number of services in support of the NHS that rekindle the notion of volunteer service as a gift that will go some way to addressing the needs of our older people. Our services include Social Transport (volunteers using their own cars to transport our clients to and from hospital and medical appointments, clubs or just visiting family and friends). Supporting You at Home (focussing on independent living through things like shopping and nutritional support and links to local social activities). Supporting Your Recovery (transporting patients home from hospital, assisting with initial shopping requirements and supporting them through their recovery period at home. Social Transport (car journeys to hospitals, medical centres or visiting family members), Supporting Healthy and Happy Lives (stimulating activity in a social environment such as social clubs and lunch clubs) and Home Library Service (delivering books to those unable to get to the local library whilst providing important social contact).
Mileage expenses are paid for any use of private cars when carrying out volunteering roles.
To find out more about volunteering opportunities contact RVS directly by:
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