Would you like to Volunteer for Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust?

Volunteers play an important role within our Trust, providing support to our Service Users. We are committed to growing the opportunities for Volunteering within our services for the benefit of service users and are always looking for people who are interested in giving their skills and experience.

Where can I Volunteer in the Trust?

Volunteering opportunities are available across the Bradford, Airedale and Craven district. We have a wide range of services, many of which take volunteers, please see ‘Our Service’ to find out more about the services we offer.

How old do I have to be?

You can Volunteer within our Trust if you are over 16 years old. The exception to this is Volunteering within our Mental Health Inpatient areas where you need to be over 18 years old.


We ask for a minimum of a 6 month commitment for any Volunteer role, unless specified in the role description. Please consider whether this is a realistic commitment before applying.

Applying to Volunteer

Our volunteer recruitment is currently closed. When we have any volunteer vacancies available you will see them advertised here, so please check back regularly. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact volunteer@bdct.nhs.uk.

Unfortunately we are unable to deal with any Work Experience requests. If you are interested in Work Experience then please contact nursingdevelopment@bdct.nhs.uk.   

Do you provide Training?

We provide all the training you require for each role. It is essential you complete all relevant trainings before any Volunteering commences.

Recruitment Checks

You may be asked for references or a Disclosure and Baring Check (DBS) as part of the recruitment process.


Clare Bancroft – Volunteer Service Manager

Catherine Jowitt – Volunteer Lead

Email: volunteer@bdct.nhs.uk 

Phone: 01274 322662