The extra support provided by volunteers is essential to the successful running of our hospitals and greatly improves our patients’ experiences.

We are extremely proud of our volunteers and the work they do is hugely appreciated by everyone – staff, patients and visitors.

Our volunteers tell us it’s a great way to meet new people, make new friends and learn new skills while knowing you are making a difference and having a positive impact.

Current volunteering opportunities:

Complementary Therapists at the Macmillan Wellbeing Centre
Complementary Therapies can make a significant difference to the wellbeing of cancer patients and their families and carers’ by reducing stress and anxiety, enabling people to cope better with their illness and pain control, and relieving some of the symptoms and side effects from the Cancer and its treatments.

Volunteers may also be needed in the following roles and areas:

  • Befrienders
  • Mealtime Assistants
  • Southmead Hospital Move Makers
  • Cossham Hospital Move Makers
  • Mobile Shop
  • Entertainers
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Emergency Department
  • Breast Care Clinic
  • Speech and Language
  • Macmillan Wellbeing Centre
  • Fresh Arts Programme
  • Southmead Hospital Charity Fundraising
  • League of Friends Coffee Shop