Volunteer with our offices

Rennie Grove’s office-based volunteering roles include receptionists and admin assistants

Volunteer with our offices

Maybe you have specific skills you’d like to put to good use as a volunteer.  Whatever you’d like to do – we’ll probably have something that will suit. Read on to find out about typical office based  volunteer 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 have these types of volunteering opportunities 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. And in any of our offices, you might meet supporters and family members who are fundraising or volunteering for Rennie Grove. It’s a sociable and crucial role, with lots of support on hand.

We have these types of volunteering opportunities at Grove House (St Albans) and Rennie House (Tring) .

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 have these types of volunteering opportunities at Rennie House (Tring) .

What you get from volunteering in our office-based volunteering roles

Our brilliant office-based volunteers say they love the sociable aspect of their role. Here are the other benefits they listed.

Work together as a Rennie Grove volunteer

Camaraderie You feel part of a team, working together to support Rennie Grove’s nurses and healthcare assistants to do the best job they can.

Volunteering is a great way to be sociable

Sociable You work in the office with and alongside friendly, like-minded people with a shared aim.

Volunteering at Rennie Grove is rewarding

Rewarding You get the satisfaction of completing a task and knowing that it’s helped the team and the families we support.

Volunteer at Rennie Grove and learn new skills

Fulfilling You can 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 and supporting the families that are out there going through challenging times.”

Julie, Clinical Clerical admin

Volunteering in our St Albans office

“Everyone in the office is so kind. I have never felt awkward asking someone for advice. I feel privileged to volunteer with Rennie Grove and look forward to my Friday afternoon. And of course, there’s the added bonus that I can call into M&S to pick up something tasty on my way home!”

Viv, Receptionist at Tring

Volunteer receptionist at our Tring office, Rennie House

Reasons to volunteer

We asked all our volunteers what they get from volunteering with Rennie Grove. 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

Hear from our volunteers

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    Maggie’s story

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