- Organisation Name
- Crohn’s and Colitis UK
- Title of role
- Crohn’s and Colitis UK Awareness & Activities Volunteer
- Number of volunteer places available
- 2 / 4
Crohn’s and Colitis UK have teams of volunteers based around the country raising awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis – two of the main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (or IBD).
Join our local team of volunteers where you’ll take an active role in planning and delivering one or more of our awareness raising activities:
- organising events, education and information sessions, social activities
- editing newsletters
- managing social media pages
This is a great opportunity to be involved in your local community, enhance and learn new skills such as leadership, event managment, communication, and be a part of a team who are passionate about making a difference!
The group arrange activities and events at suitable locations across Lincolnshire including Lincoln and on campus if this is available.
- What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
All volunteers and local groups are supported by the Crohn’s and Colitis UK - Support Services Team and each group will have a support contact within the team who they will liaise with. Volunteers will also be supported by group members.
- Personal qualities and requirements
A variety of skills and experiences are welcome - you can bring your expertise and interests to the team. We like forward thinking, engaging and enthusiastic people who can be effective in their local area and work well in a team.
- Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
- Event management
- Marketing & PR
- Health awareness
The role is very flexible and volunteers can get involved at any time which could include evenings and weekends. All this is decided by the team of volunteers who organise and plan local events and activities.
- Additional Info
Who would this role be most suited to? Event management, Marketing & PR, health related degree areas like nursing
Application process for volunteers: Sign up to be referred, complete application form, informal discussion, meet the team, training (where necessary), start volunteering
Timescale from application to starting volunteering: Depends on how soon the volunteer can have an informal discussion and meet-up.
When can you expect to hear back once you have been referred? Within 5 working days
- Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required