Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh

Ashland House




Role and Opportunity Details (Volunteers under 18 can apply)

Our volunteers are at the heart of what we do and are an integral part of an effective Healthwatch.  They play a vital role in speaking to local people to find out their views and use this information to influence those who run health and social care services.


Specific Skills Required

Healthwatch have broad categories that volunteers may wish to be involved with; these include visiting services, community engagement and outreach, administration support, advisory group member, representation, communications & social media, ambassadors, research assistants, information & signposting and information roles and many more opportunities that can be personalised to the interest of the volunteer.


Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

Volunteers add value and sustainability to the work we do.  They can bring knowledge of their local communities and help us to build stronger links with them.  The time and passion offered to particular projects can help to shape and improve service delivery across this borough.


Level of commitment required

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity


Date(s) / Time(s) Required



Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10172 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).