There are many ways you can help us fight for a world where diabetes can do no harm, from delivering an inspired speech as a speaker volunteer, fundraising to help us carry out vital research to empowering people to know their risk.
If you have the time we have the knowledge that together can help transform the lives of people living with or at risk of diabetes in the South East.
To find out more check out our current volunteering opportunities below, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 01372 720148 and volunteer today.
Ways to volunteer
Know Your Risk volunteer
Know your risk volunteers talk to members of the public and to those at risk of diabetes, encouraging them to undergo a risk assessment using the diabetes risk score system.
For more information have a look at the know your risk role description (PDF 200KB)
Events volunteers work with Diabetes UK staff, talk to members of the public and hand out information about diabetes at all our events to raise awareness of diabetes. The events range from stands in shopping centres, high streets, big events such as melas to helping out at our roadshows.
For more information have a look at the events volunteer role description(PDF, 102KB)
Speaker Scheme volunteer
Our speaker volunteers are trained and supported by Diabetes UK to deliver presentations and talks to groups in their local area, to raise awareness about diabetes and the work of Diabetes UK. As part of the role you will attend a school speaker volunteer training session to learn more about diabetes, the work we do and help develop your presentation skills.
For more information have a look at the Speaker scheme role description (PDF, 370KB)
School speaker Volunteer
As a school speaker volunteer, you will give talks and presentations to school students and staff in your local community to raise awareness of Type 1 diabetes in schools and promote fundraising opportunities for Diabetes UK. As part of the role you will attend a school speaker volunteer training session to learn more about diabetes, the work we do and help develop your presentation skills.
Read the School speaker role description (PDF, 276KB) for more information.
Our Diabetes Voices members campaign for better care and services for people living with diabetes.
Fundraising Ambassadors work with the Regional Fundraising Team and local supporters to increase fundraising support across the region. Our fundraising ambassadors will help by attending and promoting local events in the region, attending cheque presentations, give talks to groups about the work of Diabetes UK.
For more information, have a look at the fundraising ambassador role description (Word, 117KB)