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Peer support volunteer

We’re looking for people who have lived with or supported someone with a muscle wasting or weakening condition to join us as a Peer Support Volunteer.

Position Peer Support Volunteer

Currently, we do not expect to train new volunteers for this role until early 2025. You are welcome to complete the form to be added to our waitlist.

Share your journey, offer support

You could provide vital support for people and families by talking, listening and sharing your own experiences – usually by email, text or phone. And we will provide all the support, training and guidance you need.  

We know that talking to people with similar experiences is a unique and powerful source of support for people living with muscle wasting conditions. It’s also an incredibly rewarding experience for our Peer Support Volunteers. 

How to apply

If you are interested in applying fill out an application form and find out when the next training session is being held.  

Thank you. Your support could make a world of difference for people living with a muscle wasting or weakening condition. 

Download full role description

You can download and read the full role description here.

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Stay connected with our community
We will never share your details with anyone. We will only contact you in the ways that you wish, making use of the information you’ve told us (including your muscle-wasting condition) and publicly available information. We want to make sure what we communicate with you is relevant to your interests. Our privacy policy is available on our website or by phoning 0300 012 0172.

Why volunteer?

Connect with others

Our volunteers have the opportunity to meet and engage with the muscle wasting community. Meet people who share similar experiences.

Make a difference

Our volunteers are making a tangible difference. Together we are changing the future of people with muscle wasting and weakening conditions.

Learn new skills

Our volunteers learn and develop their skills. Communication, empathy and problem solving.

Personal fulfillment

Our volunteers often experience a sense of accomplishment and pride knowing they are contributing to groundbreaking research and life-changing support.