Volunteers’ Week 2024

Learn more about Volunteers Week’ 2024 in the NHS and take a look at some useful information.

31 May 2024

Volunteers’ Week is taking place between 3-9 June and is the 40th anniversary of the event, which celebrates the contributions that volunteers make to communities.

Over the week hundreds of online and in-person activities take place across the UK to mark the occasion. 

NHS organisations can benefit from volunteers in different ways to support their needs.

Details of the week and how to get involved can be found on the Volunteers’ Week website

If your organisation is doing anything to celebrate and would like to share this please contact us

Useful web pages

Take a look at our case study, which explores how Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust used volunteers to support allied health professionals, offering a first step into an NHS career.

There has also been a recent change to legislation, which withdrew the requirement for volunteers to provide a full employment history, therefore a more proportionate and balanced approach can be applied by employers in the recruitment of volunteers.