February 2021

Volunteer lead network

Thursday 25th February, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30

About this event

Join us at our first Healthwatch Volunteer Lead network meeting. It will be an opportunity to meet with colleagues across Healthwatch who support and manage volunteers and to learn and share with each other.

You will also get to hear about the Healthwatch programme of support, learning and development offer for 2021/22, including how the Volunteer Management survey that you completed last year influenced this.

Jeremy Hughes CBE, Independent Chair of the Volunteer Passport Partnership will also join us to talk about the work of the British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and the Royal Voluntary Services to improve the recruitment and support of volunteers across all three charities in support of the NHS in England.

Who is this event for?

Healthwatch staff who manage volunteers.

What will you learn?

  • What the volunteer lead network is and the role you can play.
  • Share and hear from colleagues about volunteer management in the Healthwatch network that will positively influence your practice. 
  • What the Healthwatch Volunteering Programme is and how the results of the Healthwatch volunteer management survey has shaped the support provided to you.
  • How the NHS is working with three national charities to improve the way people are recruited and supported to support the efforts of the NHS.

Who is running this event?

Alvin Kinch, Volunteering and Regional Network (London) Manager.

Contact details

If you have any questions please contact Alvin Kinch:

07789 876794


NB: Joining details will be emailed to registered participants prior to the webinar.