Volunteers play a vital role at Healthwatch, helping the public have their say about health and social care. Their volunteers come from all ages and backgrounds but they are particularly interested in recruiting students and young people so that they can be involved in raising the profile of Healthwatch amongst young people and be part of plans to develop a Youth Healthwatch over the coming year.
Students and young people have found they get real benefit from volunteering with Healthwatch. They have told us:
“I would definitely recommend volunteering at Healthwatch because it opens your world up to what is really going on outside the classroom.”
“Volunteering at Healthwatch has really helped me with my course because it has meant that I am able to put real life situations into my academic writing. Also, when we are discussing theories and concepts at university, I can relate it to what I have done through volunteering, which has therefore meant that I understand the theory a lot more.”
If you are interested in volunteering with healthwatch Torbay please contact us using the link below:
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