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.

When & where?

Community Health Champion training runs 3 times a year, 2 mornings a week for 7 weeks. The role requires a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week, for a period of 6 months.

Who is it for?

You can become a Community Health Champion if you are a patient of St. Paul’s Way Medical Centre or if you live in the local area.

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What you’ll be doing

Patients of St. Paul’s Way Medical Centre and people who live in the local area can become Community Health Champions.

You will be invited on to a 6 week training course where you will learn about how to stay healthy and support others to lead healthy lives. You will also 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.

The next cohorts run from:

  • 21st Jan – for 8 weeks on Monday and Wednesday mornings, 10.00-1.30 at St Pauls Way Medical Centre, and
  • 13th May – for 8 weeks on Monday and Wednesday mornings, 10.00-1.30 at St Pauls Way Medical Centre

To find out more about what it means to be a Health Champion, watch the stories of Kaziz, Karen and Syed and get in touch.