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Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

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Improving the lives of people with chest or heart conditions, long covid, or who have had a stroke.

Community Support Volunteer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

You will provide a person-centred approach to encourage self-management of all conditions we support to help our service users achieve personal goals.

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition, stroke, or Long Covid, many people experience fear and isolation, and struggle with the impact on their lives. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to. 

You will provide in person support to people living with our conditions in the community.

Embrace a non-judgemental, supportive approach to enable service users to achieve their goal(s).

Empower and enable those accessing our services to gain confidence and engage fully in activities of their choosing moving forward from Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland.


Contact Name

Caroline Galffy

Benefits to self

Meet new people; Valuable life experience; Use, learn and develop new skills; Improve your own health and wellbeing; Access to a bespoke range of training and development to support you in your role; Opportunity to explore different roles within our organisation.

Benefits to others

Make a real difference to people with our conditions, helping to identify what matters to them and work towards goals, building confidence, reducing isolation and ensuring no life is half lived.


Across Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Training available

Role dependent but training includes: Safeguarding, Roles & Boundaries, Lone Working, Manual Handling, First Aid (in-person), Assisting with Mobility, Conditions Awareness

Hours per week


PVG required


Support and supervision details

Full training provided. Support from a Coordinator who will match you with service users and ensure you feel confident
  • TypeElderly People, Fundraising, Health and Wellbeing, Peer Support, Physical Disability

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