"The RCOG has been an integral part of my professional life and I am keen to contribute to various programmes through which RCOG empowers and advocates for excellent women’s health in the UK and in the world"
On this page you will find information about the value of getting involved in our work and what our current volunteers say
Every person who volunteers with the College has different motivations and ambitions, but we all work towards the shared goals of improving clinical practice and healthcare for women and girls.
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What our volunteers say
Over 2,400 members contribute to our work annually, across a wide-range of roles.
"Volunteering gives you the opportunity to develop personally through sharing your experiences and supports you to maintain your wellbeing by having time to relax among friends who understand the work you do"
"Involvement with the College is enjoyable and rewarding. The College's broad national and international perspectives make it a stimulating environment"
"It is a great sense of achievement to be able to make a difference and shoulder the accountability that comes with it. It helps me develop personally and professionally"
Five reasons to volunteer with your College
1. Professional recognition
- Be recognised for the unique skills and experience you bring to our organisation
- Give something back to the profession
- Exposure to clinicians across the globe
2. Build networks and friendships
- Volunteer with others passionate individuals to make change
- Expand your connections by meeting new people
- Work with dedicated RCOG staff to help deliver our goals
3. Career development
- Learn new skills and enhance existing ones
- Volunteering is an excellent way to enhance your CV
- Address knowledge gaps and pursue ambitions
"Getting involved in the work of the College is one of the best career decisions I have made. It has helped me in my own personal job satisfaction, kept me challenged and interested as the years have gone by, and made me feel part of a wider professional community"
"Being able to network with colleagues has been the most rewarding element of this role. It has also helped me to keep learning and be abreast with the basic sciences which I would have otherwise conveniently forgotten in my clinical role"
4. Make meaningful change
- Inspire future generations of O&G doctors globally
- Your insight can make a difference to clinical practice and how patients receive care
- Share your unique experiences to enrich other people’s learning
- Volunteering is a proven way to improve personal wellbeing
- Develop new perspectives through varied responsibilities
- Gain confidence and motivation through rewarding work
"The MRCOG has maintained its international standing as a high quality exam in O&G and weathered many challenges to quality and standards in recent times. It has been very rewarding and satisfying to note that in my committee role I have played a small part in a very big picture"
"In my personal experience, committee roles and experiences gave me more motivation and passion to remain involved as an effective mentor, educator and trainer for my trainees. I would wholeheartedly encourage anyone to apply for RCOG volunteer roles in the future"
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