Volunteer at Healthwatch Waltham Forest
- Do you want to make a positive difference within your local community?
- Would you like to build your skills and knowledge in health and social care?
- Do you want to ensure people feel listened to, involved and empowered to help influence better services?
Who can volunteer?
To volunteer with us, you must either reside within Waltham Forest or be a service user of health and social care within the borough and over the age of 16 years.
We believe that everyone is unique and has something valuable to contribute, from sharing life experiences, skills and knowledge, to untapped talent and the willingness to make a real difference to society. You do not need any qualifications to volunteer with us. Just a willingness to listen and talk to a range of individuals, an open mind and a desire to raise the voice of local people.
What are we looking for?
As a Healthwatch volunteer you can undertake as much or as little as you like from a range of specific roles. Volunteering your time should not be taxing but rewarding to benefit you and the wider community. Times are flexible to work around you and we ask for a commitment of 4 hours a month minimum.
Find out more
Healthwatch Waltham Forest Volunteers are recruited through the Volunteer Hub located at the YVHSC offices, based in Ealing (West London). For more information please see the tabs below, email email@example.com (Volunteer Hub) or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3886 0839 (Volunteer Hub) or 020 3078 9990 0386 (Healthwatch Waltham Forest) for a chat.
To apply please download and complete a Volunteer Application Form – found below – and send it to email@example.com or post it to YVHSC:
YVHSC (Volunteer Hub)
45 St Mary’s Road
If you wish to complete the form online please click here.
Your application will be processed by the central team at YVHSC’s Ealing offices, however, please note that all volunteering roles for Healthwatch Waltham Forest take place within the borough of Waltham Forest. Our offices are located at Waltham Forest Resource Hub (Central), 1 Russell Road, London, E10 7ES.
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