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Steward Volunteers (COVID-19 vaccinations)

As a Steward Volunteer (COVID-19 vaccinations), you’ll guide people on site to make sure the vaccination process runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. You will help ensure social distancing and identify people who need additional help.Information:

Volunteers will work as part of a team including NHS staff and volunteers.

This requires you to commit to at least 2 x 4 hour shifts at a vaccination site each month. It can be done alongside your existing NHS Volunteer Responder role.

What does a Steward Volunteer (COVID-19 vaccinations) do?

You’ll be asked to support a variety of tasks stewarding at COVID-19 vaccination sites. You may also be asked to support with stewarding at flu vaccination sites and supporting the NHS with non-clinical tasks.

This includes:

  • Stewarding at car parks
  • Stewarding at health, NHS and care sites
  • NHS non-clinical support such as signposting or check in support.

Full guidance for getting you started

You can read the Getting You Started Guide to help you in your role as a Steward Volunteer (COVID-19 vaccinations). This will help you understand how to protect yourself and others as a volunteer and understand more about the following topics:

You can find out more about being an NHS Volunteer Responder in our FAQs and information to support you in your role in our facts sheets.

Read our guide for managing challenging behaviours at vaccination sites.


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