Your Local Hospital has advertised for people to do unpaid work helping at the You would like to do some work at the hospital in your free time. Write a letter to the hospital. In your letter: Explain Why you would like to work at the hospital Say what type of unpaid work you would be able to do give details of when you would be available for this work

Dear Sir or Madam, Subject: Application for Volunteer work at the hospital Hope you are doing well and staying safe. I have read your newspaper advertisement for unpaid volunteers at Beth hospital, and I am writing to apply for the administrative volunteer role. I am currently pursuing my part-time Master's degree in Public Health Administration
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and was hoping to gain experience in the field through a volunteer program.
, the experience would help me to
my understanding of specialization and solve real-world problems.
In addition
to my Master's Degree, I have worked on strategic administrative projects for an NGO previously. From the advertisement, I gather that you are specifically short-staffed in the administrative and finance roles. I would be happy to interview for both roles. I am available to start two weeks from now i.e., the
week of January. My preferred work shifts would be from 10 am-10 pm at weekends. Please let me know if the timeline works for you as well. Please feel free to reach out if additional information is needed. Thank you for your time and consideration. Regards, Sri Konganti
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Structure your letter

A letter needs to be written using a proper format, including the following:

  • A greeting (Dear sir/madam, Dear John, Dear Mr. Smith)
  • The main body (consisting of paragraphs for each part of the letter)
  • A closing (Yours sincerely, Yours faithfully, Best wishes, Kind regards, Love)

When writing a letter as part of the IELTS General Training Writing Task 1, it is important to include the bullet points presented to you in the question.

All three bullet points need to be presented. And remember that some bullet points contain more than one element. So, make sure to watch for ‘and’ and plurals.

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