Become a Community Health Champion
Community Health Champions are volunteers who promote healthy lifestyles by inspiring others to take a more active role in their health.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10.30am-1pm for 5 weeks, starting 25th February 2020, at Merchant Street Surgery.
Anyone can become a Community Health Champion. Contact us to find out more.
07538 899 623
What you’ll be doing
You will be invited on to a 5 week training course where you will learn about how to stay healthy and support others to lead healthy lives as well as receive a Level 2 public health qualification.
Once training is completed, you will have an opportunity to use these skills to help improve the health of the local community. As a volunteer, you will gain knowledge and skills, including:
- Understanding the NHS
- Learning about government health guidelines
- Find out about mental health
- How to promote health in your local community
- Healthy cooking classes
- Get to know your local community centres
- Gym, yoga and mindfulness sessions
- Nutrition and labelling
The next cohort starts on 25th February 2020 and runs two mornings a week for 5 weeks. Contact Alison by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
To find out more about what it means to be a Health Champion, watch the stories of Kaziz, Karen and Syed.