have an interest in people, music or radio? If you are over 16 years
old then we'd love to hear from you!
We require members from all walks of life who can spare a few hours
a week. You don't have to be technically minded but you do need
enthusiasm and the desire to help make a difference.
It's not just about presenting
shows and playing music though. Speaking with patients and helping
with fund raising is an important part of being a member of Sunshine
So, if you're interested
in joining us then please contact us, just click HERE.
We look forward to hearing
from you! (Unfortunately
we cannot offer short, work experience
placements at the current
1974, I spent over eight weeks in hospital at Stanmore where I had
an operation. It was the hospital radio which kept me going during
that long stay. I used to love the Sunday Bingo sessions and when
I came out of plaster after six weeks and started to learn to walk
again the rest of the ward had 'These boots are made for walkin'
by Nancy Sinatra played for me!
a result of my experience in Stanmore I became involved with Sunshine
Hospital Radio in Weston-super-Mare. I've enjoyed all aspects of
volunteering, from meeting patients and presenting shows to joining
the Committee and becoming Chairman."
always had big dreams about working in the media, so I thought volunteering
at Hospital Radio would be a “good thing to put on my
CV”. However, I was unaware that it would soon become
one of my favourite things to do!
love visiting the patients for their requests. It’s nice to
know that some are expecting to see you, and looking forward to
making a request. Sometimes you can brighten someone’s day
who may not have had a visitor that day. We may only be playing
a 4 minute song, but it's so rewarding to know that by doing so,
you’ve made someone’s stay in hospital that little bit
I have gained experience that may help with my future career, I
have also gained a whole range of other experiences… some
that I never thought I would gain through volunteering. Joining
Sunshine Radio is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made."