Gerry Knight from Omagh in Northern Ireland was recently recognised for his incredible contribution to RNID as a volunteer over 20 years.
Our volunteer Clare Wildsmith was chosen to represent RNID in the People’s Procession in Edinburgh on Wednesday 5 July to celebrate the King’s coronation year. Here she reflects on her experience.
Mariette Mulvenna, RNID Development Officer in Northern Ireland, brought RNID to Northern Ireland’s biggest agricultural show this May: the Balmoral Show.
We are delighted that we have achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality standard at RNID. The award is given to charities who value their volunteers and demonstrate their commitment to volunteering.
Our volunteers Hilary Lewis and Brian Caul, who were both been awarded MBEs at the Queen’s birthday honours in 2022, are receiving their Investiture in February and March this year.
RNID is delighted that 3 of our volunteers have been named in the Queen’s birthday honours for voluntary service to our charity in Northern Ireland.
Steve started using hearing aids at six years old and brings a wealth of experience to his volunteer role in Northern Ireland.
Gerry started volunteering with RNID in 2003. As someone with hearing loss who’d been wearing hearing aids for many years, Gerry felt that by becoming a volunteer he could easily relate to people looking for support.
Shaila started volunteering with us in 2019. She is an administration and information outreach volunteer, and helps hundreds of people with hearing loss by giving information in both English and Gujarati. “I feel very happy volunteering for RNID. Volunteering has brought me a lot of opportunities and certainly helped me boost my confidence!” Shaila’s volunteering journey with RNID started in January 2019: “After retiring in 2011, I really wanted to do something to serve the community and help other people who, like...
Malcolm is a retired painter and decorator who volunteers with RNID in the Isle of Wight. He has a busy family life, lots of hobbies and a keen interest in sport – he’s been a referee for nearly three decades, and even completed three London Marathons! – and goes the extra mile to support as many people with hearing loss as he can, in his community. Malcolm’s volunteering journey with RNID started in 2015. Since then he has been performing different...