Blackburn with Darwen - Neighbourhoods and Learning


Neighbourhoods - Health & Wellbeing Group Volunteer -Blackburn West Health Group

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.

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

REQUIRED QUALITIES:

  • Have a general interest in health and well being
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Enthusiastic and motivated

TRAINING:

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

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Thursday Afternoon