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“I get some ‘me’ time, whilst volunteering for Magpas Air Ambulance” Volunteer Fay's story

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Fay from Houghton is a married mum of two - she works part time for BT as an HR Manager. So why does she volunteer with Magpas Air Ambulance? Read on…

"Life is fairly hectic with work, home-life, family and friends, so I try to make sure I have some time in the week to do something for me. Volunteering for Magpas is that 'me' time."

"My children are growing up fast and needing me less and less so I decided, rather than go back to work full-time, I would do something else with my day off."

"I wanted to do something really worthwhile, where I felt I could make a difference to people's lives - I know that sounds cheesy but it's true! I saw an advert for office based volunteers at Magpas Air Ambulance and it was the flexibility of the role that really appealed."

"I mainly support the fundraising team with office, admin and database work. I've been updating the database with information from charity donors and logging the amounts collected via collection tins. I have also covered reception which was fun. I loved answering the phone saying, "Good morning Magpas Air Ambulance, how may I help you?!" I felt really important!"

"I get so much out of being with the team each week, and I can see the work I do makes a real difference with helping Magpas Air Ambulance operate successfully. I usually work from home, so having the opportunity to be in an office with a friendly bunch makes a welcome change to my normal routine."

"I visited the base where the medics are dispatched from when someone needs them. The team were called out when we were there and I saw them take off in the helicopter to potentially save someone's life - what more motivation do you need to volunteer for such a charity? If you're looking for something worthwhile to do and can spare even a few hours a week, Magpas Air Ambulance are a fantastic charity that rely on volunteers to continue the great work they do. I promise, you won't regret it!"

As a volunteer at Magpas Air Ambulance, any time you can donate will help us save lives 24/7. If Fay has inspired you to start volunteering, find out more about how you could help at www.magpas.org.uk/volunteer or register your interest in volunteering below!

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Last updated: October 24, 2017

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Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

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We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

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Cookies Policy

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Magpas Air Ambulance ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the https://www.magpas.org.uk/ website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Magpas Air Ambulance uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:
  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
  • For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
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