Why volunteer with us?

  • Make a difference in your local community by giving people the opportunity to speak up about their health and social care
  • Make new friends as you become part of the Healthwatch team
  • Boost your CV as you develop new skills and confidence in the workplace
  • Use your skills to contribute to the success of Healthwatch across Sunderland.

Our 24

volunteers gave up over 450 hours of their time last year to help make a difference to local health and care services.

We are looking for volunteers

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Healthwatch Champion

We have an active group of local individuals who volunteer for us and are committed to improving local health & social care services, enjoy working with the local community and want to make a real difference.  We are wanting to hear from like minded individuals. 

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Youth Champion

Youth Champions are young volunteers (aged 16-24), who help us to communicate with other young people in Sunderland, to find out what they think and to find out if services for young people are doing a good job.  Interested?

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It was pure chance I found out about Healthwatch but I am so glad I did. I love working with people and Healthwatch gives me the opportunity to do that.