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What you will get out of it? 

Information is important, but experience is crucial. Your input will be vital in developing our services, policy and research. We will also highlight where you can contribute to influencing local and national services, be involved in strategic engagement and speak about caring at events and in the media. You’ll be joining our flagship volunteering programme and we’ll be supporting you all the way.

 

What's involved? 

  • You’ll offer the benefit of your experience as a carer to be a ‘critical friend’ to Carers Wales.

  • You’ll look at documents, resources and new ideas about developing support.

  • You’ll be helped to engage with local decision makers and improve the services which matter to you as a carer.

  • You’ll be offered opportunities to appear in the media, telling your story so the carer voice is heard by the public

  • You’ll help us to influence the services and practice of important organisations in health and social care in Wales

  • You'll provide your responses within a set time frame and stay in touch via email or telephone.

  • You’ll be involved with our high profile national awareness campaigns such as Carers Week and Carers Rights Day

The skills you bring 

  • experience of caring

  • the confidence to express your opinions

  • an interest in helping us develop our campaigns

  • a passion for improving support for carers

  • access to a telephone and a computer.

 

How we will support you 

As well as your volunteer handbook, you’ll be supported by the Carers Wales team. We'll keep in touch with you to make sure you have up-to-date news and information.

 

Your time 

This is a flexible role.

You choose what you’d like to get involved with. It may take a matter of minutes, sometimes it may require a longer commitment.

 

How to apply 

To find out more download the role description. To sign up for the role, click the button below. 

 

We will be in touch with details once you've sent us your application. All volunteers must be over 18 years old. 

If you have any further questions, please email us at volunteer@carerswales.org 

Find out more

Want to know more about this role? Download the role profile.

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