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Community Volunteer Opportinity

Monday 11th January 2021

Volunteer Role Description
Croydon BME Forum has been funded to run the long-term conditions (LTC) project between 2020 – 2021 in collaboration with the Asian Resource Centre of Croydon.  The aim of this project is to educate and empower families in the black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, so we can create a healthier and knowledgeable society.
The LTC’s this project will mainly focus on are;

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Respiratory Illnesses (COPD)

Community Champions Overview
The role will be to support the work of the Long-term conditions (LTC) and Expert Patients Programme (EPP) project coordinators by acting as ambassadors for the programme. It will be of particular importance in the recruitment process that these candidates have connections/access to the Croydon BAME communities they will be serving.

This will enable them to provide education and information about;

  • Key risks of LTC’s
  • The importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid complications
  • The importance of lifestyle changes i.e. stop smoking, sugar consumption
  • The importance of recognising signs and symptoms of LTC’S i.e. Diabetes
  • Risk and complications that can arise from existing conditions e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes and highlighting risk of stroke and heart attacks.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter stating what you feel you can bring to this role to [email protected] or if you would like to discuss details of the role further contact Tracy on 07706 846 402

Opening Hours

Head Office 

Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm

Wellness Centre

Mon-Fri: 10am – 5pm 

Health & Wellbeing Space

Mon-Sat: 10am – 4:45pm

Sun: 11am: – 4pm 

Contact Info

Head Office 
56a Mitcham Road
Croydon CR0 3RG

Opposite Kwik Fit and BP Petrol Station Corner of Albion Street

Travel information
Buses: 264 – 1 Min to Head Office
Nearest Train or Tram Stop: West Croydon

TEL: 020 8684 3719 

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