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South West Volunteering

Join us as a volunteer in the South West

From Land’s End to Lydney, Swindon to the Scilly Islands, our great team of over 400 volunteers are vital to everything we do here at Diabetes UK.

Every year our volunteers help hundreds of people find out their risk of developing diabetes; they give inspirational speeches, campaign for better services, help run local support groups, organise fun events and offer much needed support. 

They are making a real difference to people living with diabetes.To find out more about how you can volunteer to help people with diabetes, please get in touch with our South West volunteering team:
 

Diabetes UK, Victoria House, Victoria Street, Taunton, TA1 3FA 
01823 448 260
south.west@diabetes.org.uk

 

Our Warminster group volunteers

Above: Our Warminster Local Group volunteers help the public to find out about diabetes at their health awareness event.   

To find out how to get involved, go to our Volunteering Opportunities page. 

Your local volunteering team:

Volunteering Outreach Manager, Verity McLelland 

Hello! I have been working at Diabetes UK since May 2017 and in that time I have met so many incredible people who are making a real difference to the lives of people living with diabetes in their local community. There are so many ways you can get involved with us to really help others and become part of a fantastic team, please get in contact with me if you would like to join us.

Please email verity.mclelland@diabetes.org.uk to get in touch.


Volunteer Support Officer, Gemma Jackson

I work across the South West region helping to recruit and support volunteers as they learn new skills and grow in their roles. We train and develop volunteers so they have the knowledge and confidence they need to help others and make a real difference to people affected by diabetes. 

Please email gemma.jackson@diabetes.org.uk to get in touch. 

Our region covers:

Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Swindon, Wiltshire.

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