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Our volunteers play a vital role in helping us deliver courses to patients with long-term conditions throughout the country. We couldn't operate without them. In a recent survey, 100% of our volunteers said they recommend volunteering with self management uk.

Volunteering is a great way to:

  • ​Learn new or develop your skills
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Make new friends and have fun
  • Build your confidence
  • Feel motivated and gain a sense of achievement
  • Work in a sector that interests you
  • Meet a diverse range of people including self-management professionals
  • Reap the rewards of improving the lives of others.


Who can Volunteer?

Anyone can volunteer with self management uk as long as you have:-

  • good communication skills
  • good organisational skills
  • willingness to learn
  • commitment

No previous volunteering experience is necessary, just a passion for helping others and full training and assistance is provided all the way.

Volunteering Opportunities:

A range of voluntary roles are available, including delivering and promoting our courses in your local community, assisting with our online course, or supporting our back office functions:

Self Management for Life Tutor/Facilitator

Key skills required: Awareness of self-management skills, ability to present within a group, teamwork and have attended one of our courses.
Key responsibilities: To co-deliver self-management programmes for people living with long-term health conditions. (There may be various opportunities within this role)
Support provided by self management uk: Full training and on-going support. Out-of-pocket expenses

Self-Management Ambassador

Key skills required: Active self-manager, Confidence to speak in public
Key responsibilities: To promote the importance of Self-Management within the local community. (There may be further opportunities within this role)
Support provided by self management uk: Presentation skills training and on-going support. Out-of-pocket expenses

Support Assistant

Key skills required: Good organisation skills and commitment to carry out administration tasks. Friendly and patient.
Key responsibilities: To support course administration and recruitment processes
Support provided by self management uk induction, training and on-going support. Out-of-pocket expenses 


What do I do next?

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the form below with your name and contact details and we will be in touch. If you would prefer to speak to us, call  0800 988 5560, 03333 445 840 (mobile friendly) or email us at

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