New Peer Support to be there for people having Covid-19 Vaccinations

Newham Council are recruiting people to be Vaccination peer supporters.


How it works

  • Peer Supporters are connected with someone in the community who wants a conversation about the vaccine

  • Volunteers do 2 hour shifts 8-10am, 10-12midday, 12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6-8pm, 8-10pm

  • To volunteer you use your own phone and get reimbursed for minutes

  • As a volunteer you will be provided with a list of people who have signed up for calls and you do as many as you can in your shift.

  • There is support from Newham public health team


Training is provided for volunteers

Training is 2 hours

Mon 1 Feb 7 – 9 pm

Thurs 4 Feb 7-9pm

Plus for those who can do1 hour lunch time, split over 2 days

Thurs 4 Feb 12.30-1.30

Fri 5 Feb 12.30-1.30


To apply to volunteer contact: covidhealthchampions@newham.gov.uk


there is more info in the attached leaflets