Anybody can apply to volunteer

We welcome people from all walks of life and backgrounds. 

Volunteering with us means you can:

  • Impact on local health services
  • Improve your skills and CV
  • Help influence decisions made about your health and social care services
  • Give a voice to people who otherwise may be unheard

How to apply

To become a volunteer please read the volunteer information pack and complete the application form. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to arrange an informal interview and if successful, you will join our volunteer training course to prepare you for the role.

Volunteer Information Pack

Volunteer pack - please read
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Complete our short application form below to apply to become a volunteer with Healthwatch Newham

About you

Please provide us with a little more information about you and your interest in becoming a volunteer


Please provide us with details of a reference to support your application. Your referee should be someone other than a family member


We would like to get an indication as to how much time you think you will be able to give if your application is successful. 

Additional Information

DBS Checks

Please note that some of our roles will require a Disclosing and Baring Service (DBS) check, which will be done free of charge. However, having a spent or unspent criminal conviction does not necessarily bar an individual from volunteering with us. Please contact us for further information. 

Your personal information

Healthwatch Newham will treat any personal information that you provide to us, or that we obtain from you, in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. For more details, see our Privacy Policy