Halton

Voluntary

Yes

Job Description

Who are Diabetes UK?

As the UK’s leading diabetes charity, our mission is that by bringing people together to work in partnership, we will support those living with diabetes, prevent Type 2 diabetes, make research breakthroughs, and ultimately find a cure.

What will the Volunteer Task Force do?

We are bringing together a group of volunteers in the Halton area who have a mixture of skills, interests and ideas. Together the task force will work as a team to raise awareness locally about diabetes and ways of preventing Type 2 diabetes through a series of activities/events.  By connecting as a group you can motivate, encourage and receive support from each other.

Aim

We know the number of people with diabetes is growing rapidly and Halton is no different in fact they have the 3rd highest population of people living with the condition in the North West. We want to make sure people in Halton know about diabetes, spread our prevention messages and support people living with the condition to manage it well. You hold the key to connecting with the Halton community and your input into this task force could help people to find the support they need to better manage their condition, or reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes moving towards a world were diabetes can do no harm.