Tag Archives: volunteering

Tackling loneliness and isolation: Community Navigators Bristol

Published on Thu 21st September by Max Hickling

Older people in Bristol will get a boost to their wellbeing through an exciting new service that helps them connect more with their community. Community Navigators Bristol offers free signposting and support to older people who want to feel less isolated and more involved in their local area. Friendly, trained ‘navigators’ will make contact with […]

Community Navigators Bristol: On the look out for volunteers!

Published on Wed 9th August by Amyholgate

We are on the look out for volunteers to join our new signposting and support service for older people which is launching in September. Community Navigators Bristol, which we’re running in partnership with other local organisations, aims to help older people in Bristol feel happier, healthier and less lonely by connecting them with their community.  […]

5 minutes with… a Volunteer Exercise Buddy

Published on Fri 10th June by Emily Cope

Our volunteer exercise buddies help and encourage people to get fit and also offer practical advice about using gym equipment or filling out exercise log books. Angela has been a volunteer exercise buddy at Brunel Fitness Centre in Speedwell for the past six months, helping people suffering from lung conditions. Angela herself was diagnosed with […]

How we demonstrate the value of volunteers

Published on Thu 4th June by Nadia Tavana

We have been demonstrating the value volunteers can add to the lives of patients and to an organisation, through supporting patients to make healthcare decisions. Over the past few months, we have recruited ten volunteers in the role, which involves spending time with patients so they can make their own informed healthcare decisions. By visiting […]