The Sun’s Jabs Army gains 15,000 amazing volunteers in less than a week

THE Sun’s Jabs Army now has an astonishing 15,000 recruits.

More than 4,000 readers yesterday signed on to be volunteers at Covid vaccination centres around the UK.

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In the campaign’s first five days, 15,000 selfless readers joined our Jabs Army[/caption]

The Government aims to give the jab to more than 13million over-75s and vulnerable people by mid-February in the biggest vaccination programme ever.

The Royal Voluntary Service needs 50,000 volunteers to make sure jab centres run smoothly.

How to sign up

VOLUNTEERS for the Jabs Army are being asked to first register online at nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk

You will then receive an email with log-in details to sign up online.

Finally, you will be asked to download the GoodSAM app on a smartphone which will match you to a role in your area.

Services will be opening in the coming days and weeks, with different areas up and running at different times, so you might not be required on site for some weeks. Not everyone who signs up will need to be called upon.

You need to commit to only two six-hour shifts a month at a vaccination service, and no prior experience or qualifications are required.

You will work as part of a team that will include NHS staff and volunteers. The Royal Voluntary Service will conduct appropriate background checks.

Go to nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk

And YOU could be one of them.

No previous experience is required and you only need to commit to two six-hour shifts a a month.

Last night an spokesman for the Royal Voluntary Society said: “We are eternally grateful to every Sun reader who has signed up to help.”

 

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