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What our volunteers say

Volunteers help to bring our values to life.

Mark Watts

Volunteer in 2018

Mark Watts became a volunteer because he wanted to gain experience of the mental health sector and of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and its partners.

“My aspiration was to study medicine,” he says.

As a volunteer Mark helped organise the HealthFest 2018 event, liaising with the trust services and partners – and now his medical career has begun.

I have accepted a place to study graduate entry medicine at Cambridge University. I wrote about my volunteering on my application, and I think the volunteering also helped me to get a job as a healthcare assistant on Sandford Ward. It showed I was interested in mental health. The job on Sandford then helped a lot with getting into Cambridge.

Volunteer Mark Watts
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