Volunteering at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Throughout the Royal Hospital; volunteers play a vital part in providing a greater quality of life to the Chelsea Pensioners, from befriending Pensioners, helping with activities, assisting with admin work, escorting Pensioners to hospital appointments, and more. Volunteers not only dedicate their time and energy, but also valuable skills and knowledge, and we would not be able to do all we do here without them.

Current volunteering opportunities:

Unfortunately we do not currently have any volunteering opportunities, and due to the popularity of our programme we also have a large waiting list.

Contact us:

To ask us a question about volunteering, please email us volunteers@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk or write to:

The Activities & Volunteer Co-ordinator
Royal Hospital Chelsea
Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4SR
020 7881 5311

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Pensioners and staff alike are always delighted when volunteers and dogs from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home make their monthly visit to the Royal Hospital. While the Battersea dogs and volunteers will not be visiting during the current restrictions in response to the Coronavirus,  read on to meet the dogs and follow them when they last visited the Infirmary.

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