Health & Wellbeing Group Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming more involved in the Health & Wellbeing of your community?

Do you have ideas about Health & Wellbeing focussed local events that would benefit others?

Blackburn West Health Group requires enthusiastic volunteers to help support a number of projects that will assist in improving the Health and Wellbeing of the local community,

and aims to increase the health & wellbeing of local residents by promoting a variety of health messages and organising events and activities.

Volunteers need to be aged over 18 to apply for this role.

 

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Tasks:

  • Attend group meetings approx. once a month
  • Contribute to group discussions re: planning future events and activities
  • Attend relevant health related training courses
  • Attend events and activities organised by the group
  • Publicise events and activities planned by the group/ distribute promotional material
  • Liaise with members of the public
  • Monitor and record contacts made during activities/events using signing in sheets
  • Log volunteering hours monthly and submit expenses where applicable via an on-line computer system.

Required Qualities:

  • Have a general interest in health and well being
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Enthusiastic and able to motivate others
  • Be confident at dealing with all members of the public
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be reliable and committed
  • Have patience and understanding

Training:

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led.

Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led.

Required Age:

18 years +

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Bank Top Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Arthur Way
Blackburn
BB2 1QP

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: LVP@blackburn.gov.uk

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