NHS Volunteer Responders

Community Response volunteer: This role involves collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies for someone who is self-isolating and delivering these supplies to their home.

Patient Transport volunteer: This role supports the NHS by providing transport to patients who are medically fit for discharge and ensuring that they are settled safely back into their home. 

NHS Transport volunteer: This role involves transporting equipment, supplies and/or medication between NHS services and sites, it may also involve assisting pharmacies with medication delivery. 

Check-in and Chat volunteer: This role provides short-term telephone support to individuals who are at risk of loneliness as a consequence of self-isolation. 

Cambridgeshire City Council Covid-19 Coordination Hub

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, in response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government direction, have launched a COVID-19 coordination hub to provide targeted support for those most at risk during the coronavirus outbreak. 

It is looking for volunteers to help the most vulnerable people in our county, with their shopping, collecting prescriptions and cleaning and maintaining homes.  

Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer

Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteers are working with the authorities to support the Covid-19 response in the best possible way. Anyone aged 18 or over and living in the UK can become a community reserve volunteer. Where applicable, the British Red Cross will always follow government guidance on a specific crisis.

Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is looking for volunteers to help with shopping, collecting prescriptions and maybe a welfare phone call.  Sign up here