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Volunteer Stories

Our volunteers work tirelessly to ensure we can provide excellent services across Herts & Bucks.

Read some of their stories below, and find out how they became inspired to volunteer for Rennie Grove.

  • Julie_cropped

    Julie's story

    Julie Stears is a volunteer in our clinical administration team. Julie said: “I enjoy being busy knowing that what I ...
  • Viv Stockwell at desk_cropped

    Viv's Story

    Viv joined Rennie Grove in 2020 as a volunteer receptionist at Rennie House. Her many years of experience working in ...
  • Kayleigh Curtis BH online volunteer

    Kayleigh's Story

    Kayleigh got in touch about volunteering for Rennie Grove during the first UK lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. Having worked ...
  • Dawn Hazell FSS Counsellor Vol 1

    Dawn's story

    Dawn Hazell joined us as a Family Support Services Counsellor volunteer in 2017 when she was seeking voluntary placement hours. ...
  • Shirley Mansfield Supporting Hands beneficiary

    Shirley’s story

    When Shirley Mansfield first heard about Rennie Grove’s volunteer-led befriending service, Supporting Hands, through one of our specialist nurses she ...
  • Joy reception volunteer

    Joy's Story

    Joy is a volunteer receptionist at Rennie Grove’s office in Tring. She said: “I have known about Rennie Grove for ...
  • Anne Clarke

    Anne's Story

    Volunteering as a complementary therapist
  • Young shop volunteers Fiona and Ella

    Young volunteer stories

    Rennie Grove is keen to encourage young people to get involved with us and we offer a range of flexible ...
  • Chris Kennedy (2)

    Chris' volunteering story

    Chris joined the charity back in 1993 as a hospice at home nurse and spent 20 years working as a ...