Why volunteer with us?
Healthwatch can have a real impact. With your support, Healthwatch Greenwich can make a difference in shaping health and social care services for today and for the future.
Volunteering is a great way for you to build your CV, gain experience, learn new skills and meet new people.
Below are some of the benefits for volunteering with Healthwatch Greenwich:
- Help influence better health and social care services
- Make a positive difference within your community
- Feel valued, empowered and part of a team
Volunteering during COVID-19 pandemic
Our volunteers are working remotely to support Healthwatch Greenwich from their homes. This can involve making calls, sending emails, or helping us with our research. Read the full guidance for England on GOV.UK
people gave up their time last year to help make a difference to local health and care services.
Support us by talking to local people about their views and experiences of health and social care services with our outreach team at libraries, community centres, hospitals, shopping centres and at public events and festivals.
Attend meetings with community, health or thematic groups as a Healthwatch Greenwich representative. Tell them about our work and collect feedback on health and social care issues. These might be meetings with groups you are already attending or a group you have a particular interest in.
BAME Advisory Group
Following on from our BLM Listening Event held in July, we are setting up an advisory group for Black, Asian and minority ethnic organisations and service users. This group will support progress on the commitments made by commissioners and providers as a result of our event
London Safeguarding Voices Group Member
We are looking for three people with lived experience of Safeguarding to join the new regional London Safeguarding Voices Group (LSVG). This initiative will support the LSAB to ensure its work is co-produced and more person-centred moving forwards.
Our volunteers are a vital part of Healthwatch Greenwich’s activities. Volunteers bring valuable skills and knowledge to Healthwatch Greenwich that we can draw upon to make a real difference